Deaths in Music on January 31

  • 1788 Francesco Zannetti, composer, dies at 50
  • 1922 Heinrich Reinhardt, composer, dies at 56
  • 1969 Alexander Mikhaylovich Dzegelyonok, composer, dies at 77
  • 1970 Slim Harpo, [James Moore], rocker, dies at 28
  • 1972 Howard Barlow, conductor (Voice of Firestone), dies at 79
  • 1972 Istvan Szelenyi, composer, dies at 67
  • 1979 Grant Green, American jazz guitarist, dies of a heart attack at 43
  • 1985 Barbara Cowsill, singer and mother in The Cowsills band, dies of emphysema at 56
  • 1989 Yasushi Akutagawa, composer, dies at 63
  • 1997 Eve Lister, British film and television actress (No Limit, Hyde Park), dies at 84
  • 2007 Kirka Babitzin, Finnish singer (b. 1950)
  • 2010 Jürg Baur, German composer, dies at 91
  • 2015 Don Covay [Donald Randolph], American R & B musician and songwriter (Chain of Fools), dies at 78
  • 2017 John Wetton, British rock vocalist and bassist (Asia, King Crimson), dies of cancer at 67
  • 2017 Deke [Roger] Leonard, Welsh rock musician (Man), dies at 72