Deaths in Music in May 1998

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  • May 2 Hideto "hide" Matsumoto, Japanese musician (b. 1964)
  • May 5 Syd Lawrence, British bandleader (Syd Lawrence Orchestra), dies at 74
  • May 7 Eddie Rabbitt, American country singer (I Love a Rainy Night), dies at 56
  • May 9 Alice Faye [Leppert], American actress and singer (Hello Frisco, Hello, Fallen Angel, Stowaway), dies of stomach cancer at 83

Person of interestFrank Sinatra

May 14 Frank Sinatra, American singer ("My Way") and actor ("Guys and Dolls") , dies at 82

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • May 31 Stanislaw Wislocki, Polish conductor of classical music, dies at 76
  • May 31 Aart Verstegen, Dutch ballet dancer and choreographer (Jolly Joker's Last Joke), dies at 77