On This Day

Musicians Who Died in September 2008

  • Sep 7 Miljenko "Dino" Dvornik, Croatian singer known as "the Croatian king of funk", dies of an overdose at 44
  • Sep 7 Richard "Popcorn" Wylie, American R&B and soul pianist, bandleader, songwriter, and record producer, dies of congestive heart failure at 69
  • Sep 15 Richard Wright, English singer-songwriter (Pink Floyd), dies of cancer at 65
  • Sep 16 Norman Whitfield, American songwriter and producer for Motown (I Heard It Through the Grapevine), dies at 68
  • Sep 19 Earl Palmer, American rock and roll drummer (The Wrecking Crew), dies at 83
  • Sep 19 Alois Pinos, Czech composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 22 Connie Haines [Yvonne Jasme], American big-band vocalist (Harry James; Tommy Dorsey), dies of myasthenia gravis at 87
  • Sep 24 Vinko "Vice" Vukov, Croatian singer (Eurovision Song Contest 1963 & 1965) dies from head injury at 72
  • Sep 25 (Gerrit Cornelis) "Kees" Otten, Dutch flautist and recorder player, dies at 83
  • Sep 26 Marc Moulin, Belgian musician and journalist (b. 1942)
  • Sep 27 Mahendra Kapoor, Indian singer (b. 1934)