Deaths in Music in August 2017

  • Aug 1 Goldy McJohn, Canadian musician (Steppenwolf), dies at 72
  • Aug 7 David Henry Maslanka, American composer, dies at 73

Person of interestGlen Campbell

Aug 8 Glen Campbell, American actor and singer (Time I Get to Phoenix), dies at 81

Actor and Country Singer Glen Campbell
Actor and Country Singer
Glen Campbell
  • Aug 8 Barbara Cook, American stage singer and actress (Music Man), dies at 89
  • Aug 19 Bea Wain, American singer and radio host (Deep Purple, Heart and Soul), dies at 100
  • Aug 20 Wilhelm Killmayer, German composer, dies at 89
  • Aug 22 John Abercrombie, American jazz guitarist, dies of heart failure at 72
  • Aug 29 Janine Charrat, French ballerina and choreographer, dies at 93