Deaths in Music on July 10

  • 1594 Paulo Bellasio, composer, dies at 40
  • 1668 Adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer, dies at 45
  • 1690 Domenico Gabrielli, composer, dies at 39
  • 1839 Fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer, dies at 61
  • 1868 Carlo Conti, Italian composer, dies at 71
  • 1888 Rafael Hernando, composer, dies at 66
  • 1937 Attilio Brugnoli, composer, dies at 56
  • 1940 Donald Francis Tovey, English musicologist/composer, dies at 64
  • 1941 Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, pioneer jazz pianist, dies in LA at 56
  • 1943 Arthur Finlay Nevin, composer, dies at 72
  • 1952 Rued Immanuel Langgaard, composer, dies at 58
  • 1953 Sidney Homer, composer, dies at 88
  • 1977 Norman Paris, orchestra leader (For Your Pleasure), dies at 41
  • 1978 Michel Gusikoff, composer, dies at 85
  • 1979 Arthur Fiedler, orchestra leader (Boston Pops), dies at 84
  • 1982 Maria Jeritza, [Jedlicka], Aust/US, singer (Metropolitan Opera), dies
  • 1983 Werner Egk, German composer (Die Zaubergeige), dies at 82
  • 1987 John H. Hammond, American music producer, critic and activist, discovered Billie Holiday, dies at 76
  • 2011 Pierrette Alarie, Canadian operatic soprano, dies at 89
  • 2011 Roland Petit, French choreographer and dancer (b. 1924)
  • 2015 Jon [Jonathan Stewart] Vickers, Canadian operatic tenor, dies at 88