Deaths in Music in October 1999

  • Oct 1 Lena Zavaroni, Scottish singer and Child star (b. 1963)
  • Oct 4 Erik Brødreskift (aka Grim), Norwegian black metal musician (b. 1969)
  • Oct 4 Art Farmer, American trumpet player (Farmer's Market, The Jazztet), dies of a heart attack at 71
  • Oct 6 Amália Rodrigues, Portuguese fado singer, dies at 79
  • Oct 9 Milt [Bags] Jackson, American jazz vibraphonist (Modern Jazz Quartet), dies of cancer at 76
  • Oct 11 Zbigniew Wiszniewski, Polish composer, dies at 77
  • Oct 18 Tony Crombie, English jazz drummer and bandleader, dies at 74
  • Oct 26 Hoyt Axton, American actor and country music singer-songwriter (b. 1938)
  • Oct 27 Frank De Vol, American composer (theme songs to Family Affair, The Brady Bunch), dies at 88
  • Oct 28 Robert Linn, American composer, dies at 72