Deaths in Music on December 13

  • 1622 Jan Campanus, composer, dies at 50
  • 1738 Gotthard Wagner, German composer, dies at 59
  • 1793 Johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer, dies at 63
  • 1812 Marianne Martinez, Austrian composer, dies at 68
  • 1898 George Frederick Bristow, American composer (Rip van Winkle), dies at 72
  • 1919 Amintore Galli, Italian composer, dies at 74
  • 1929 Knut Algot Hakanson, composer, dies at 42
  • 1942 Eleanor Everest Freer, composer, dies at 78
  • 1945 Vittorio Mario Vanzo, composer, dies at 83
  • 1951 Selim Palmgren, Finnish pianist and composer (Daniel Hjort), dies at 73
  • 1962 Harry Barris, American popular singer (b. 1905)
  • 1963 Stan Jones, American songwriter, composer and actor (Rio Grande, The Sheriff of Cochise), dies of cancer at 49
  • 1968 Siegfried Reda, German church musician and composer, dies at 52
  • 1981 Cornelius Cardew, British composer (Scratch Orchestra), dies in a hit and run accident at 45
  • 1992 Bernard Drukker, Dutch pianist/orchestra leader (duivelswiel), dies
  • 1995 Nancy LaMott, American singer, dies of cancer at 43
  • 1996 Mae Barnes, singer, dies at 89
  • 2001 Chuck Schuldiner, American musician (Death) (b. 1967)
  • 2002 Zal Yanovsky, Canadian musician (The Lovin' Spoonful) (b. 1945)
  • 2005 Timothy Jordan II, American musician (The All American Rejects, Jonezetta) (b. 1981)
  • 2010 Enrique Morente, Spanish flamenco singer (b. 1942)
  • 2010 Stuart "Woolly" Wolstenholme, British keyboardist and vocalist (Barclay James Harvest), commits suicide at 63
  • 2014 Raoul Cita, R&B pianist and songwriter (Harptones), dies at 86
  • 2016 Alan Thicke, Canadian actor, singer-songwriter (Thicke of the Night, Growing Pains), dies at 69