Deaths in Music in January 2004

  • Jan 4 Jake Hess, American singer (b. 1927)
  • Jan 12 Randy VanWarmer, American singer and songwriter (b. 1955)
  • Jan 14 Valfar, Norwegian musician (Windir) (b. 1978)
  • Jan 17 Czeslaw Niemen, Polish musician (b. 1939)
  • Jan 22 Billy May, American orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 87
  • Jan 22 Ann Miller, American actress and dancer (On the Town), dies at 80
  • Jan 28 Melvyn "Mel" Pritchard, British progressive rock drummer (Barclay James Harvest), dies of a heart attack at 56