On This Day

Musicians Who Died in August 2000

  • Aug 11 Jean Papineau-Couture, Canadian composer (b. 1916)
  • Aug 12 Patrick Peter Sacco, American composer, dies at 71
  • Aug 13 Nazia Hassan, Pakistani pop singer-songwriter, lawyer and social activist known as "Queen of Pop" in South Asia, dies of lung cancer at 35
  • Aug 16 Alan Caddy, English musician (The Tornados), dies at 60
  • Aug 25 Jack Nitzsche, American composer and songwriter (An Officer & a Gentleman), dies at 63
  • Aug 26 [Douglas] Allen Woody, American bassist (The Allman Brothers Band, Gov't Mule), dies at 44