Deaths in Music on December 14

  • 1732 Johann Philipp Fortsch, composer, dies at 80
  • 1788 Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach, German composer, dies at 74
  • 1829 Luigi Marchesi, composer, dies at 74
  • 1849 Conradin Kreutzer, composer, dies at 69
  • 1861 Heinrich August Marschner, composer, dies at 66
  • 1886 Antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer, dies at 27
  • 1914 Giovanni Sgambati, composer, dies at 73
  • 1923 Giuseppi Gallignani, composer, dies at 72
  • 1938 Marie FM Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine), dies at 76
  • 1945 Constantino Gaito, composer, dies at 67
  • 1948 R O Morris [Reginald Owen], British composer and music teacher, dies at 62
  • 1963 Dinah Washington, singer, dies of sleeping pill overdose at 39
  • 1965 Hermann Sandby, composer, dies at 84
  • 1973 Yitzhak Edel, composer, dies at 77
  • 1989 Pattie Santos, American singer (It's a Beautiful Day), dies in a car accident at 40

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1993 Myrna Loy, [Williams], US actress (Jazz Singer), dies at 88

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  • 1994 Mary Ann McCall, singer, dies at 75
  • 1995 Don Anthony, bandleader/songwriter, dies at 85
  • 1997 Kurt Winter, Canadian musician (The Guess Who) (b. 1946)
  • 2006 Otmar Macha, Czech composer (Quattro Group), dies at 84
  • 2008 Ramon Barce, Spanish composer, dies at 80