Deaths in Music in May 1995

  • May 4 Louis Krasner, violinist, dies at 91
  • May 5 Thomas Eden Binkley, musician, dies at 63
  • May 6 Leanoard "Red" Truss, R&B singer, dies at 47
  • May 7 Ray McKinley, American orchestra leader and jazz drummer (Glenn Miller Time), dies at 84
  • May 8 Carroll Best, bluegrass banjo, dies at 63
  • May 8 Teresa Teng, singer, dies at 41
  • May 9 Marshall Royal, jazz Sax/Clarinet, dies at 82
  • May 10 Jimmy Raney, jazz guitarist, dies at 67
  • May 11 Tibor Sarai, Hungarian composer, dies at 76
  • May 15 Johnny Van Derrick, jazz violinist, dies at 68
  • May 15 Perry Lederman, folk singer, dies at 52
  • May 16 Lola Flores, Spanish singer, dancer and actress (Kuma Ching, Faraona), dies at 70
  • May 17 Nathan "Dambuza" Mdledle, singer, dies at 72
  • May 18 Alexander Gudonov, Russian dancer/actor (Witness), dies at 45
  • May 18 Gordon Reynolds, musician, dies at 74
  • May 24 Mike Pyne, jazz Pianist, dies at 54
  • May 25 Dick Curless, singer/songwriter, dies at 63
  • May 26 Ron Weatherburn, jazz pianist, dies at 61
  • May 27 C W Stubblefield, music promoter, dies at 64
  • May 27 Ulyses Simpson Kay, composer, dies at 78
  • May 28 Henning Kronstam, dancer, dies at 60
  • May 31 Pavel Sivic, Slovenian composer, dies at 87