Deaths in Music on January 14

  • 1676 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian (opera)composer, dies at 73
  • 1786 Michael Arne, English composer (b. 1740 or 1741)
  • 1817 Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny, composer, dies at 87
  • 1868 Heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Urlinie) know for his Schenkerian analysis of music, dies at 66
  • 1888 Stephen Heller, Hungarian composer and pianist, dies at 74
  • 1889 Ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834)
  • 1890 Francesco D'Arcais, composer, dies at 59
  • 1907 Karl von Perfall, composer, dies at 82
  • 1943 Adolf Sandberger, composer, dies at 78
  • 1945 Sandor Vandor, composer, dies at 43
  • 1949 JoaquĆ­n Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66
  • 1952 Artur Kapp, Estonian composer (b. 1878)
  • 1961 Henry Geehl, English composer, dies at 79
  • 1965 Jeanette MacDonald, soprano (When I'm Calling You), dies at 63
  • 1967 Renato Lunelli, composer, dies at 71
  • 1971 Ethel Glenn Hier, American composer, dies at 82
  • 1978 Blossom Rock [Edith Marie Blossom MacDonald], American actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81
  • 1978 Robert Heger, composer, dies at 91
  • 1984 Paul Ben Haim, composer, dies at 86
  • 1986 Daniel Balavoine, French singer (b. 1952)
  • 1995 Alexander Gibson, British conductor and founder of the Scottish Opera, dies at 68
  • 1996 Pamelo Mounk'a, musician, dies at 50
  • 2004 Valfar, Norwegian musician (Windir) (b. 1978)
  • 2011 Trish Keenan, lead vocalist of English band Broadcast (b. 1968)