Deaths in Music on July 31

  • 1790 Johann Christian Frischmuth, composer, dies at 48

Person of interestFranz Liszt

1886 Franz Liszt [Ferencz], Hungarian pianist/composer, dies at 74

Composer/Pianist Franz Liszt
Composer/Pianist
Franz Liszt
  • 1932 Francesco Paolo Neglia, composer, dies at 58
  • 1960 Karl Hasse, German composer, dies at 77
  • 1964 Jim Reeves, American country singer and actor (Gun Fury, Kimberley Jim), dies in air crash at 39
  • 1967 Mario Varvoglis, composer, dies at 81
  • 1970 Booker Ervin [Booker Telleferro Ervin II], American saxophonist (Charles Mingus), dies of kidney disease at 39
  • 1978 Enoch Light, American orchestra leader (Gulf Road Show with Bob Smith), dies at 70
  • 1980 Mohd. Rafi, Indian playback singer (b. 1924)
  • 1984 Paul Le Flem, composer, dies at 103
  • 1986 Theodore "Teddy" Wilson, US jazz pianist/arranger, dies at 73
  • 1993 Rob Jones "The Bass Thing" English musician (The Wonder Stuff), dies at 29
  • 1994 Anne Shelton, British singer (Glenn Miller Band), dies at 66
  • 1996 Seagram Miller, American rapper (b. 1970)