Deaths in Music in October 2007

  • Oct 1 Ronnie Hazlehurst, English conductor and theme song composer (b. 1928)
  • Oct 6 Laza [Lazar] Ristovski, Serbian keyboardist (Smak and Bijelo Dugme), dies from multiple sclerosis at 51
  • Oct 11 Werner von Trapp, member of the Trapp Family Singers (b. 1915)
  • Oct 13 Tom Dawes, American rock musician and composer who wrote music for commercial jingles ("Plop, Plop, Fizz, Fizz” for Alka-Seltzer and “7Up, the Uncola”), dies at 64
  • Oct 14 Big Moe [Kenneth Doniell Moore], American rapper (Screwed Up Click), dies of a heart attack at 33
  • Oct 16 Toše Proeski, Macedonian music star (b. 1981)
  • Oct 17 Teresa Brewer, American pop and jazz singer (Put Another Nickel In), dies at 76
  • Oct 18 Lucky Dube, South African reggae musician, dies at 43
  • Oct 19 LaLa Brown, American singer (b. 1986)
  • Oct 21 Paul Fox, English musician and singer (The Ruts), dies at 56
  • Oct 24 Petr Eben, Czech organ composer (b. 1929)
  • Oct 28 Porter Wagoner, American country singer (b. 1927)

Person of interestRobert Goulet

Oct 30 Robert Goulet, American singer and actor, dies of pulmonary fibrosis at 73

American Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
American Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet
  • Oct 30 Linda Stein, Ramones manager and real estate broker (b. 1945)