Deaths in Music in September 2006

  • Sep 2 Willi Ninja, dancer and choreographer (b. 1961)
  • Sep 2 [Jean-Josephat] Clermont P├ępin, Canadian pianist and composer (Implosion Symphony), dies of liver cancer at 80
  • Sep 4 Astrid Varnay, Swedish soprano (Met Opera 1941-56), dies at 88
  • Sep 9 Richard Burmer, American composer and musician, dies at 50
  • 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 Raymond "Boz" Burrell, British rock musician (King Crimson, Bad Company), dies of a heart attack at 60
  • Sep 23 Sir Malcolm Arnold, English composer and professional trumpeter (b. 1921)
  • Sep 23 Etta Baker, American blues guitarist, dies at 93
  • Sep 24 Thomas Stewart, American bass-baritone (La Roche Capriccio), dies at 78
  • Sep 29 Jan Werner Danielsen, Norwegian singer (b. 1976)