Deaths in Music on July 1

  • 1592 Marc A Ingegneri, Italian violinist/composer (Responsoria), dies
  • 1662 Simon Ives, composer, dies at 61
  • 1691 Marc'Antonio Pasqualini, composer, dies at 77
  • 1742 Bohuslav Matěj Černohorský, Czech monk/composer, dies at 58
  • 1784 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach, dies at 73
  • 1805 Georg Ritschel, composer, dies at 60
  • 1883 Manuel Gregorio Tavarez, composer, dies at 39
  • 1910 Marius Petipa, Fren ballet dancer/choreographer (Casse-noisette), dies
  • 1925 Erik Satie, French composer (Dreamy Fish), dies at 59
  • 1947 Clarence Lucas, composer, dies at 80
  • 1950 Edward Faber Schneider, composer, dies at 77
  • 1950 Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, Swiss musician (b. 1865)
  • 1958 Rudolf von Laban, Czech/Ger choreographer (modern dance), dies at 78
  • 1964 Pierre Monteux, French/US conductor (Concert Bldg Orchestra), dies at 89
  • 1965 Claude Thornhill, composer, dies at 55
  • 1973 Mario La Broca, composer, dies at 76
  • 1982 John Everett Watts, composer, dies at 51
  • 1987 Snakefinger, British-born musician (b. 1949)
  • 1988 Hellmuth Christian Wolff, composer, dies at 82
  • 1988 Lex van Delden, Dutch composer/writer, dies at 68
  • 1999 Guy Mitchell [Albert George Cernik], American singer and actor (Red Garters, 3 Redheads from Seattle), dies at 72
  • 2003 Herbie Mann, American jazz flutist (b. 1930)
  • 2004 Todor Skalovski, Macedonian composer (b. 1909)
  • 2005 Luther Vandross, American singer, dies at 54
  • 2005 Obie Benson, American musician (b. 1936)
  • 2008 Mel Galley, English guitarist (b. 1948)
  • 2012 Evelyn Lear, American operatic soprano, dies at 86
  • 2015 Val Doonican [Michael Valentine], Irish singer and entertainer, dies at 88