Deaths in Music in September 2006

  • Sep 2 Willi Ninja, dancer and choreographer (b. 1961)
  • Sep 4 Astrid Varnay, Swedish-born soprano (b. 1918)
  • Sep 9 Richard Burmer, American composer and musician (b. 1955)
  • Sep 19 Chuck Rio, American singer and saxophonist (The Champs) (b. 1929)
  • Sep 20 Armin Jordan, Swiss conductor (b. 1932)
  • Sep 20 John W. Peterson, American songwriter (b. 1921)
  • Sep 21 Boz Burrell, English rock musician (b. 1946)
  • Sep 23 Sir Malcolm Arnold, English composer and professional trumpeter (b. 1921)
  • Sep 23 Etta Baker, American blues guitarist, dies at 93
  • Sep 29 Jan Werner Danielsen, Norwegian singer (b. 1976)