Deaths in Music in August 2005

  • Aug 1 Al Aronowitz, American music journalist (b. 1928)
  • Aug 6 Ibrahim Ferrer, Cuban musician (Buena Vista Social Club) (b. 1927)
  • Aug 6 Keter Betts, American jazz bassist (b. 1928)
  • Aug 16 Vassar Clements, American musician (b. 1928)
  • Aug 16 Vicky Moscholiou, Greek singer (b. 1943)
  • Aug 20 Krzysztof Raczkowski, Polish drummer (b. 1970)
  • Aug 21 Robert Moog, American engineer (Moog synthesizer, Moog Music), dies of a brain tumor at 71
  • Aug 21 Martin Dillon, tenor, American opera singer (b. 1957)
  • Aug 22 Luc Ferrari, French composer, dies at 76
  • Aug 23 Harold "Hal" Kalin, American singer (Kalin Twins), dies in a road accident at 71
  • Aug 24 Kaleth Morales, Colombian Vallenato singer (b. 1984)
  • Aug 26 Denis D'Amour, Canadian guitarist (Voivod) (b. 1960)
  • Aug 29 Barry Cowsill, rock bassist (The Cowsills), believed drowned during Hurricane Katrina at 50