Deaths in Music in August 2011

  • Aug 2 DeLois Barrett Campbell, American gospel singer (b. 1926)
  • Aug 11 Jani Lane, American heavy metal musician (Warrant) dies of alcohol poisoning aged 47
  • Aug 13 Topi Sorsakoski, Finnish musician (b. 1952)
  • Aug 22 Jerry Leiber, American songwriter (b. 1933)
  • Aug 22 Nick Ashford, American songwriter (b. 1942)
  • Aug 29 David "Honeyboy" Edwards, American delta blues guitarist, dies at 96