Deaths in Music on June 18

  • 1686 Johann Quirsfeld, composer, dies at 43
  • 1726 Michel-Richard Delalande, French baroque composer, dies at 68
  • 1799 Johann Andre, German composer, dies at 58
  • 1821 Charles Hague, English composer, dies at 52
  • 1850 Antoni Weinert, composer, dies at 99
  • 1859 Joseph Hartmann Stuntz, Swiss composer, dies at 65
  • 1876 August Rockel, composer, dies at 61
  • 1909 Learmont Drysdale, composer, dies at 42
  • 1911 Franjo Zaver Kuhac, composer, dies at 76
  • 1934 Francisco Lacerda, composer, dies at 65
  • 1935 August Reusner, composer, dies at 64
  • 1939 Frans "Sas" van Aerschot, Flemish operetta actor (Paljas), dies at 73
  • 1942 Arthur Pryor, American band composer and trombone player, dies at 71
  • 1955 Walter Rein, German composer, dies at 61
  • 1955 Willy Burkhard, composer, dies at 55
  • 1962 Volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor and composer (Bruckner), dies at 82
  • 1964 Alexander Shamil'yevich Melik-Pashayev, composer, dies at 58
  • 1965 George Melachrino, composer, dies at 56
  • 1973 Fritz Mahler, Austrian composer, dies at 71
  • 2007 Georges Thurston, Canadian singer (b. 1951)
  • 2011 Clarence Clemons, American saxophonist (b. 1942)
  • 2014 Johnny Mann, American Grammy-award winning musician, dies at 85
  • 2018 XXXTentacion [Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy], American rapper, singer, and songwriter, dies in a drive-by shooting at 20