Deaths in Music in June 2004

  • Jun 2 Nicolai Ghiaurov, Bulgarian opera singer, dies at 74
  • Jun 3 Quorthon, Swedish musician (Bathory) (b. 1966)
  • Jun 3 Jonathan D Kramer, American composer (Notta Sonata), dies of leukaemia at 61
  • Jun 4 Steve Lacy, American saxophonist (b. 1934)
  • Jun 5 Iona Brown, British violinist and conductor (b. 1941)

Person of interestRay Charles

Jun 10 Ray Charles [Robinson], American singer and pianist who pioneered soul music (Georgia on My Mind, Mess Around), dies at 73

Musician Ray Charles
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Ray Charles
  • Jun 10 Graeme Kelling, British pop guitarist (Deacon Blue), dies at 47
  • Jun 14 Eamonn McGirr, Irish-born singer and entertainer
  • Jun 24 Ifigeneia Giannopoulou, Greek songwriter (b. 1957)
  • Jun 26 Naomi Shemer, Israeli singer and song-writer (b. 1930)