Deaths in Music on February 13

  • 1629 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61
  • 1693 Johann Kaspar von Kerll, German composer, dies at 65
  • 1724 Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43
  • 1741 Johann Joseph Fux, Austrian composer/music theorist, dies at about 80
  • 1814 Augustin Holler, composer, dies at 69
  • 1849 Christian Rummel, composer, dies at 61

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1883 Wilhelm Richard Wagner, composer, dies at 69

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  • 1896 Karl Reinthaler, composer, dies at 73
  • 1917 Joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer, dies at 48
  • 1952 Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71
  • 1959 William L Axt, composer, dies at 70
  • 1965 Jerry Burke, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show), dies
  • 1968 Ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87
  • 1975 Eric Harding Thiman, English composer, dies at 74
  • 1976 Lily Pons, French opera singer (Met Opera) and actress (That Girl From Paris), dies at 71
  • 1995 Wilton "Bogey" Gaynair, saxophonist, dies at 68
  • 1996 Daniel K Womack, singer/guitarist, dies at 91
  • 1997 Mark Krasnosel'skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician (b. 1920), Jessica Browne, singer and dancer
  • 2002 Waylon Jennings, American country singer and guitarist (Ramblin' Man), dies of diabetic complications at 64
  • 2008 Roger Voisin, Trumpet player, Boston Symphony (b. 1918)
  • 2010 John Reed, British singer of Gilbert & Sullivan (b. 1916)
  • 2015 John McCabe, British composer and pianist, dies at 75