Deaths in Music on July 18

  • 1591 Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer and bandmaster, dies at 40
  • 1735 Johann Krieger, German composer and organist, dies at 83
  • 1831 Thomas Greatorex, composer, dies at 72
  • 1898 Emil Hartmann, composer, dies at 62
  • 1901 Alfredo Carlo Piatti, composer, dies at 79
  • 1902 John White, American composer, dies at 47
  • 1908 Jaime Nunó, Spanish composer (Mexican national anthem), dies at 83
  • 1915 George William Louis Marshall-Hall, English composer, dies at 53
  • 1939 Witold Maliszewski, composer, dies at 65
  • 1941 Dionyssios Lavrangas, composer, dies at 80
  • 1949 Vítězslav Novák, Czech composer (b. 1870)
  • 1965 Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer, dies at 64
  • 1966 Bobby Fuller, American rock singer and guitarist (I Fought the Law), found dead at 23
  • 1966 German Germanovich Galinin, composer, dies at 44
  • 1975 Federico Ghisi, composer, dies at 74
  • 1982 Lionel Daunais, French-Canadian singer and composer, dies at 80
  • 1988 Nico, US model/pop singer (Velvet Underground), dies at 43
  • 1990 Gerry Boulet, Quebec rock singer (b. 1946)
  • 2007 Jerry Hadley, American opera singer, (b. 1952)