On This Day

Musicians Who Died in September 2011

  • Sep 6 Wardell Quezergue, American jazz, blues, and funk composer, arranger, record producer and bandleader, known as the "Creole Beethoven", dies at 81
  • Sep 13 DJ Mehdi, French hip hop and electro producer (b. 1977)
  • Sep 18 Kurt Sanderling, German conductor (East Berlin Symphony 1960-77), dies at 98
  • Sep 19 Johnny Răducanu, Romanian jazz pianist (b. 1931)
  • Sep 19 Ctirad Kohoutek, Czech composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 27 Johnny "Country" Mathis, American country singer (b. 1933)
  • Sep 29 Sylvia Robinson, American rocker (Mickey & Sylvia-Love is Strange), dies at 76