Musicians Who Died on July 13

  • 1813 Johann Friedrich Peter, composer, dies at 67
  • 1844 Johann Baptist Gansbacher, Austrian composer, dies at 66
  • 1889 Carli Zoeller, German composer, dies at 49
  • 1894 Juventino Rosas, composer, dies at 26
  • 1903 August Reissmann, Prussian composer, dies at 77
  • 1923 Asger Hamerik [Hammerich], Danish composer, and educator (Peabody Institute, 1878-91), dies at 80
  • 1936 Izydor Lotto, composer, dies at 91

Arnold SchoenbergArnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)

Austrian-American composer (Verklärte Nacht - Transfigured Night; 2nd Quartet), and painter associated with the expressionist movement, dies at 76

  • 1956 Vladimir Grigor'yevich Zakharov, Soviet-Russian composer, dies at 54
  • 1958 Karl Erb, German tenor, dies on his 81st birthday
  • 1973 Marțian Negrea, Romanian conductor, composer (The Glacier from Scărișoara), and teacher, dies at 80
  • 1976 Max Butting, German composer, dies at 87
  • 1978 Antonio Veretti, composer, dies at 78
  • 1981 Kirby Stone, American jazz combo leader (Kirby Stone Four - "Baubles Bangles & Beads"), dies at 63
  • 1986 Joseph "Coke" Escovedo, Mexican-American percussionist (Santana; Malo; Azteca), dies from cirrhosis at 45
  • 1994 Eddie Boyd, American blues piano player, singer, and songwriter ("Five Long Years"), dies at 79
  • 1997 Alexandra Danilova, Russian-American ballerina (The Turning Point), dies at 92
  • 2003 Compay Segundo [Máximo Muñoz-Telles], Cuban trova guitarist, singer, and composer (Buena Vista Social Club), dies at 95
  • 2004 Arthur Kane, American musician (New York Dolls), dies from advanced leukemia at 55
  • 2004 [Karl] Carlos Kleiber, Austrian-Argentine conductor (Bavarian State Orchestra, 1968-97), dies at 74
  • 2007 Ilja Zeljenka, Slovak composer (Oświęcim), dies at 74
  • 2007 Zdeněk Lukáš, Czech composer, dies at 78
  • 2010 Manohari Singh, Indian saxophonist and part of R.D. Burman's band (b. 1931)
  • 2011 Jerry Ragovoy, American songwriter and producer ("Piece Of My Heart"; "Time Is On My Side"), dies following a stroke at 80

Cory MonteithCory Monteith (1982-2013)

Canadian actor and singer (Glee; Monte Carlo), dies of heroin and alcohol overdose at 31

  • 2013 Laurie Ann Frink, American big band jazz trumpeter and educator, dies of cancer at 61 [1]
  • 2014 Lorin Maazel, American conductor (Cleveland Orchestra, 1972-82; Orchestre National de France, 1977-91; NY Philharmonic 2001-09), dies at 84