Deaths in Music in August 2011

  • Aug 2 DeLois Barrett Campbell, American gospel singer (b. 1926)
  • Aug 7 Marshall Grant, American bassist (Johnny Cash's Tennessee Two), dies at 83
  • 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 (Leiber & Stoller), dies at 78
  • Aug 22 Nickolas Ashford, American singer (Ashford & Simpson), dies of throat cancer at 70
  • Aug 29 David "Honeyboy" Edwards, American delta blues guitarist, dies at 96