Deaths in Music in August 2009

  • Aug 6 Willy DeVille, American singer (Mink DeVille), dies of pancreatic cancer at 58
  • Aug 7 Mike Seeger, American folk musician (b. 1933)
  • Aug 13 Les Paul, American jazz, country and blues guitarist, songwriter and inventor (solid-body electric guitar), dies at 94
  • Aug 20 Larry Knechtel, American keyboard player and bassist (b. 1940)
  • Aug 21 Johnny Carter, US singer (The Flamingos, The Dells), dies at 75
  • Aug 21 Dean Turner, Australian musician (b. 1972)
  • Aug 28 DJ AM [ Adam Goldstein], American DJ and musician, dies of a drug overdose at 36