Deaths in Music in January 2001

  • Jan 4 Les Brown, American bandleader (b. 1912)
  • Jan 12 Luiz Bonfá, Brazilian guitarist and composer (b. 1922)
  • Jan 13 Michael Cuccione, Canadian actor and singer (b. 1985)
  • Jan 18 Virginia O'Brien, American actress and singer (Gus, Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 79
  • Jan 23 Eugene [Brother Jack] McDuff, American jazz organist (George Benson, Brother Jack), dies of heart failure at 74
  • Jan 24 Leif Thybo, Danish composer, dies at 78
  • Jan 27 Stavros Damianides, Greek musician (b. 1941)