Deaths in Music on June 22

  • 1735 Pirro Conte d' Albergati Capacelli, composer, dies at 71
  • 1741 Joseph-Hector Fiocco, composer, dies at 38
  • 1745 Hubert Renotte, Flemish composer and organist, dies at 41
  • 1754 Nicholas Siret, French baroque composer and organist, dies at 91
  • 1843 Gabriele Prota, composer, dies at 88
  • 1885 Mahdi, [Muhammad Ahmed], Sudanese music reviewer, dies
  • 1926 Hermann Suter, composer, dies at 56
  • 1950 Julio Fonseca, composer, dies at 65
  • 1963 Maria Tănase, Romanian singer of traditional and popular music (b. 1913)
  • 1967 Adrian Grigor'yevich Shaposhnikov, composer, dies at 79

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1969 Judy Garland, American singer and actress (The Wizard of Oz, Easter Parade), dies at 47 of an overdose

Actress Judy Garland
Actress
Judy Garland
  • 1973 Jacques Leon Wolfe, composer, dies at 77
  • 1974 Darius Milhaud, French composer (b. 1892)
  • 1977 Peter Laughner, American singer, songwriter and guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu), dies at 24

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1987 Fred Astaire, American tap dancer, presenter and actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime), dies at 88

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire
  • 1988 Dennis Day, actor/tenor (Jack Benny Show), dies of ALS at 71
  • 1988 Jesse Ed Davis, Native American guitarist, dies of a drug overdose at 43
  • 1989 Bengt Viktor Johansson, composer, dies at 74
  • 1996 Arthur "T-Boy" Ross, American songwriter, brother of Diana, found murdered at 47
  • 1997 Ted Gärdestad, Swedish singer (b. 1956)
  • 1999 Lubos Fiser, Czech composer, dies at 63
  • 2014 Teenie Hodges, American rhythm and blues guitarist, dies from complications from emphysema at 68
  • 2015 James Horner, American film composer (Titanic, Apollo 13, Casper), dies in a plane crash at 61