Deaths in Music on January 9

  • 1679 Werner Fabricius, German composer, dies at 45
  • 1854 Filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Italian composer, dies at 77
  • 1863 Ferdinand Huber, Swiss composer, dies at 71
  • 1886 Jakob Eduard Schmolzer, Austrian composer, dies at 73
  • 1911 Edwin Arthur Jones, composer, dies at 57
  • 1939 Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor and Royal ball director, dies at 72
  • 1949 Amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75
  • 1957 Mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83
  • 1959 Paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71
  • 1962 LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68
  • 1966 Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer, dies at 68
  • 1968 Louis-Francois-Marie Aubert, French composer (Habanera), dies at 90
  • 1969 Ladislav Vycpalek, composer, dies at 86
  • 1971 Giannis Christou, Greek composer (b. 1926)
  • 1972 Ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80
  • 1977 Alexey Kozlovsky, composer, dies at 71
  • 1979 Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80
  • 1979 Sara Carter, American vocalist, guitarist (Carter Family), dies at 80
  • 1981 Kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58
  • 1994 Silas Hogan, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 82
  • 2009 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), dies of cancer at 67
  • 2012 Ruth Fernandez, Puerto Rican singer and politician, dies from septic shock and pneumonia at 92
  • 2012 Bridie Gallagher, Irish singer, dies at 87
  • 2018 Karin von Aroldingen, German ballet dancer (NYC Ballet Co), dies at 76