Deaths in Music on June 24

  • 1724 Johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77
  • 1882 Joseph Joachim Raff, German opera composer (Cavatine), dies at 60
  • 1891 Ann Sheppard Mounsey, composer, dies at 80
  • 1913 Frank Lynes, American composer, dies at 55
  • 1933 Sissieretta Joyner Jones, "Black Patti", US singer, dies at about 64

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1935 Carlos Gardel, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango, dies in a plane crash at 44

  • 1936 Nandor Zsolt, composer, dies at 49
  • 1944 Rio Gebhardt, German composer, dies at 36
  • 1952 Lodewijk Mortelmans, composer, dies at 84
  • 1992 Tom Alexander, model/actor (Kurt-Forbidden Dance), dies of AIDs
  • 1992 Tony LeMans, singer/songwriter, dies in a car crash at 29
  • 2004 Ifigeneia Giannopoulou, Greek songwriter (b. 1957)
  • 2007 Natasja Saad, Danish hip hop and reggae artist, dies at 32
  • 2013 Alan Myers, American rock drummer (Devo), dies of cancer at 58
  • 2016 Bernie Worrell, US keyboardist (Funkadelic-Cosmic Slop), dies at 72