Deaths in Music on January 7

  • 1591 Jacobus de Kerle, French Flemish composer, dies at about 59
  • 1625 Ruggiero Giovannelli, Italian composer (bc. 1560)
  • 1678 Johannes Flittner, composer, dies at 59
  • 1736 Ceslav Vanura, composer, dies at 41
  • 1755 Gallus Zeiler, German composer, dies at 49
  • 1790 Antonio Corbisiero, composer, dies at 69
  • 1810 Joseph Lipavsky, composer, dies at 37
  • 1833 Ramón Cuéllar y Altarriba, Spanish composer, dies at 55
  • 1843 Franz Schoberlechner, Austrian composer, dies at 45
  • 1868 William Batchelder Bradbury, American composer, dies at 51
  • 1870 Karl Schwencke, composer, dies at 72
  • 1890 Hans Matthison-Hansen, composer, dies at 82
  • 1891 Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79
  • 1907 Anton Urspruch, composer, dies at 56
  • 1922 Antonio Scontrino, composer, dies at 71
  • 1936 Guy d'Hardelot, French composer, best known for Because (b. 1858)
  • 1946 Adamo Didur, Polish tenor (b. 1874)
  • 1960 Luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80
  • 1964 Colin C McPhee, composer (H2O, Mechanical Princibles), dies at 62
  • 1964 Cyril Davies, American musician (b. 1932)
  • 1967 Carl Schuricht, German conductor and composer, dies at 86
  • 1972 Eftichia Papagianopoulos, Greek lyricist
  • 1979 Zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70
  • 1980 Larry Williams, American rocker (Dizzy, Miss Lizzie), dies of a gunshot wound to the head at 44
  • 1980 Carl White, rocker, dies
  • 1981 Jose Ardevol, Cuban composer, dies at 69
  • 1985 Johnny Guarnieri, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show), dies at 67
  • 1987 Larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72
  • 1994 Bobby Pratt, American jazz trombone and piano player, dies at 67
  • 1995 Arthur Leavins, violinist, dies at 77
  • 1997 Sandor Vegh, violinist teacher/conductor, dies at 84
  • 1998 Owen Bradley, American record producer (b. 1915)
  • 2002 Jon Lee, Welsh musician (Feeder) (b. 1968)
  • 2007 Lou Brown, American orchestra leader (Jerry Lewis Show), dies at 94
  • 2010 Willie Mitchell, American soul singer (b. 1928)
  • 2016 Kitty Kallen, American singer ("Little Things Mean a Lot"), dies at 94
  • 2018 Isabelle "France" Gall, French pop singer (Donner Pour Donner, Sacré Charlemagne), dies from cancer at 70