Deaths in Music on June 13

  • 1550 Johann Spangenberg, composer, dies at 66
  • 1713 Arcangelo Corelli, Italian violinist/composer, dies at about 49
  • 1839 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer, dies at 66
  • 1873 Angelo Mariani, Italian composer, dies at 51
  • 1928 Damaso Ledesma, composer, dies at 60
  • 1954 Nikolai Obouhov, composer, dies at 62
  • 1962 Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69
  • 1969 Ken Errair, American singer (Four Freshmen), dies in a plane crash at 39
  • 1972 Clyde McPhatter, American R&B singer (Drifters-Treasure My Love), dies at 39
  • 1973 Alvin Derold Etler, composer, dies at 60
  • 1973 Frantisek Suchy, composer, dies at 82
  • 1984 Marinus de Jong, Dutch composer, dies at 92
  • 1984 António Variações [António Joaquim Rodrigues Ribeiro], Portuguese singer-songwriter (Dar & Receber), dies at 39 of AIDS-related pneumonia complications
  • 1986 Benny Goodman, clarinetist/bandleader (King of Swing), dies at 77
  • 1994 Igor Youskevitch, dancer, dies at 82
  • 1995 David Parry, guitarist, dies 53
  • 2005 David Diamond, American composer (b. 1915)
  • 2015 MC Supreme [Dewayne Lawrence Coleman], rapper (Black in America), dies in a car accident at 47