Deaths in Music in May 2008

  • May 3 UroŇ° Krek, Slovenian composer, dies at 85
  • May 8 Eddy Arnold, Country music star (b. 1918)
  • May 10 Leyla Gencer, Turkish soprano (b. 1928)
  • May 11 Dottie Rambo, American gospel singer (b. 1934)
  • May 11 John Rutsey, Canadian drummer, formerly for Canadian progressive rock band Rush (b.1953)
  • May 15 Alexander Courage, composer of original Star Trek theme (b. 1919)