On This Day

Musicians Who Died on July 14

  • 1788 Johann Gottfried Müthel, German keyboard virtuoso and composer, dies at 60
  • 1803 Esteban Salas y Castro, Cuban composer, dies at 77
  • 1873 Ferdinand David, German violinist and composer (Hohe Schule des Violinspiels), dies at 63
  • 1895 Alexander Ewing, composer, dies at 65
  • 1908 William Mason, composer, dies at 79
  • 1923 Louis Ganne, French composer, dies at 61
  • 1956 Jaroslav Řídký, Czech composer, dies at 58
  • 1958 René Guillou, French organist and composer (L'Autre mère), dies at 55
  • 1975 [Arthur] Zutty Singleton, American jazz drummer (Louis Armstrong's Hot Five), dies at 77
  • 1975 Madan Mohan, Hindi Film's Melodious Music director (b. 1924)
  • 1982 George Amadee Tremblay, composer, dies at 71
  • 1984 Philippe Wynne, American soul singer (I'll Be Around), dies at 43
  • 1984 Siegfried Kohler, German composer (Tausend Sterne sind ein Dom), dies at 57
  • 1989 Herman David Koppel, Danish pianist and composer dies at 89
  • 1994 Patrick Crommelynck, Belgian pianist, commits suicide
  • 1994 Taeko Kuwata, Japanese/Belgian pianist, commits suicide
  • 1994 William D. Revelli, American band leader, dies at 92
  • 1998 Beryl Bryden, British jazz/blues singer and washboard player, dies at 78
  • 1999 Gar Samuelson, American drummer (Megadeth) dies of liver failure at 41
  • 2002 Carlos Fariñas, Cuban avant-garde composer, dies at 67
  • 2005 Joe Harnell, American musician, composer and arranger, dies at 80
  • 2010 Gene Ludwig, American jazz organist (b. 1937)
  • 2010 Bengt Emil Johnson, Swedish author and composer, dies at 73
  • 2010 Sir Charles Mackerras, Australian conductor, dies of cancer at 84