On This Day

Musicians Who Died in June 2019

  • Jun 3 Ruma Guha Thakurta, Indian singer, actress, and founder of Calcutta Youth Choir, dies at 84
  • Jun 6 Dr. John [Malcolm John Rebennack], American singer and piano player ("Right Place, Wrong Time"), dies at 77
  • Jun 8 Arthur Frackenpohl, American composer, arranger, and pedagogue (Natural Superiority of Music), dies at 95
  • Jun 10 Chuck Glaser, American country singer (Tompall & the Glaser Brothers), dies at 83
  • Jun 10 Ib Nørholm, Danish organist, composer (Aspects of Sand and Simplicity), choral conductor, and educator, dies at 88 [1]
  • Jun 10 Sven-David Sandström, Swedish composer (Jeppe: The Cruel Comedy), dies of cancer at 76
  • Jun 13 Charles M. Wilson, Canadian organist and composer (The Angels Of The Earth), dies at 88
  • Jun 15 Franco Zeffirelli, Italian film and opera director (Romeo & Juliet), dies at 96
  • Jun 19 Anthony Hedges, British light music and orchestral composer (Humberside Cantata), dies at 88
  • Jun 21 Elliot Roberts [Rabinowitz] American music manager (Joni Mitchell; Neil Young), and label executive (Asylum Records), dies at 76
  • Jun 23 Dave Bartholomew, American R&B, rock, and jazz musician, composer,producer, and songwriter ("I Hear You Knocking"; "Ain't That A Shame"; "Walkin' To New Orleans"), dies at 100
  • Jun 26 Eugene Alcalay, Romanian concert pianist, composer, and educator, dies of a heart attack at 52
  • Jun 29 Gary Duncan [Grubb], American guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service) dies of cardiac arrest at 72