On This Day

Musicians Who Died in October 2014

  • Oct 1 Lynsey de Paul, British singer and actress (Sugar Me), dies from a brain hemorrhage at 66
  • Oct 4 Paul Revere, American musician, dies from cancer at 76
  • Oct 4 Konrad Boehmer, German-Dutch composer, dies at 73
  • Oct 5 Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian-American actor, choreographer, singer, director and painter (Annie, The Wiz), dies at 84
  • Oct 10 Curtis Otto Bismark Curtis-Smith, American pianist, composer, and educator, dies at 73
  • Oct 11 Mats Rondin, Swedish cellist, conductor, and educator, dies at 54
  • Oct 16 Tim Hauser, American jazz singer, dies from cardiac arrest at 72
  • Oct 19 Stephen Paulus, American composer (To Be Certain of the Dawn) and co-founder of the American Composers Forum, dies of stroke complications at 65
  • Oct 20 Pavle Merku, Italian-Slovene composer and ethnomusicologist, dies at 87
  • Oct 23 Alvin Stardust [Bernard Jewry], English rock singer("Jealous Mind") dies of prostate cancer at 72
  • Oct 25 Jack Bruce, Scottish bassist and singer-songwriter (Cream-White Room), dies at 71