Deaths in Music on January 11

  • 1650 Paul Hallman, composer, dies at 49
  • 1784 Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 59
  • 1801 Domenico Cimarosa, Italian composer (Matrimonio segreto), dies at 51
  • 1843 Francis Scott Key, American lawyer, poet and composer of the lyrics to "Star Spangled Banner" dies at 63
  • 1870 Adolf Ganz, German composer, dies at 73
  • 1877 Pietro Romani, composer, dies at 85
  • 1898 Gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86
  • 1901 Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer, dies at 34
  • 1931 Oscar Fetras, composer, dies at 76
  • 1947 Eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879)
  • 1952 Aureliano Pertile, Italian tenor, dies at 66
  • 1954 Oscar Straus, Austrian composer (Brave Soldier), dies at 83
  • 1958 Alec Rowley, English composer, dies at 65
  • 1961 Elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883)
  • 1973 Rudolf Kubin, Czech cellist, dies a day after 64th birthday
  • 1975 Max Lorenz, German heldentenor famous for Wagner roles (b. 1901)
  • 1984 Fritz Geissler, German composer, dies at 62
  • 1987 Albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911)
  • 1994 Roger "Ram" Ramirez, jazz piano player/composer, dies at 80
  • 1995 Willem N "Pim" Koot, pianist (Concert Building), dies at 76
  • 1995 Josef Gingold, Russian-American violinist (b. 1909)
  • 1996 Ike Isaacs, Burnese-born jazz guitarist, dies at 76
  • 1997 Cavan O'Connor, singer, dies at 97
  • 1998 Klaus Tennstedt, conductor, dies at 71
  • 1999 Fabrizio de AndrĂ©, Italian singer (b. 1940)
  • 2003 Mickey Finn, English drummer (T. Rex) (b. 1947)
  • 2005 Miriam Hyde, Australian composer (b. 1913)
  • 2005 Spencer Dryden, American drummer (Jefferson Airplane) (b. 1938)
  • 2005 James Griffin, American musician (Bread) (b. 1943)
  • 2007 Puchi Balseiro, Puerto Rican singer & songwriter (b. 1926)
  • 2010 Mick Green, British guitarist (b. 1944)