Deaths in Music on June 11

  • 1764 Christoph Stoltzenberg, composer, dies at 74
  • 1775 Egidio Romoaldo Duni, Italian composer, dies at 67
  • 1808 Giovanni Battista Cirri, Italian cellist and composer, dies at 83
  • 1896 Friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer, dies at 72
  • 1900 Charles Swinnerton Heap, English composer, dies at 53
  • 1924 Theodore Dubois, French composer, dies at 86
  • 1955 Marcel Louis Auguste Samuel-Rousseau, composer, dies at 72
  • 1970 Earl Grant, American musician and singer (b. 1931)
  • 1975 Floro Manuel Ugarte, composer, dies at 90
  • 1990 Clyde McCoy, American jazz trumpeter (wah wah sound), dies at 86
  • 1995 Lovelace Watkins, American singer known as "The Black Sinatra" (The Big, Big Voice of Lovelace Watkins), dies at 58
  • 1996 Ulysses Dove, dancer/choreographer, dies at 49
  • 1999 DeForest Kelley, American actor, screenwriter, poet and singer (Star Trek), dies of stomach cancer at 79
  • 2001 Amalia Mendoza, Mexican singer (Échame a mi la culpa), dies at 77
  • 2003 William Marshall, American actor, director, and opera singer (Blacula, Scream Blacula Scream), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 78
  • 2011 Seth Putnam, American musician (b. 1968)
  • 2015 Ornette Coleman, American jazz saxophonist and composer (Free Jazz), dies at 85
  • 2015 Ron Moody [Ronald Moodnick], British composer, singer and actor (12 Chairs, Oliver!), dies at 91
  • 2015 Jim Ed Brown, American country music singer (Nashville on the Road), dies at 81
  • 2016 Alberto Remedios, British opera and concert singer, dies at 81