Deaths in Music on June 26

  • 1657 Tobias Michael, German composer, dies at 65
  • 1661 Lazaro Valvasensi, composer, dies at 76
  • 1778 Angelo Antonio Caroli, composer, dies at 77
  • 1798 Eugene Godecharle, composer, dies at 56
  • 1819 Johann Wilhelm Stadler, composer, dies at 71
  • 1836 Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle, author/composer (Marseillaise), dies
  • 1945 Erno Rapee, American conductor and composer (Radio City Music Hall), dies at 54
  • 1945 Nikolay Nikolayevich Tcherepnin, composer, dies at 72
  • 1956 Clifford Brown, US jazz trumpeter (Joyspring, Jordu), dies at 25
  • 1971 Guillermo Uribe Holguin, composer, dies at 91
  • 1971 Inia Te Wiata, opera singer, dies
  • 1971 Juan Manen, composer, dies at 88
  • 1973 Arnold Richardson, composer, dies at 59
  • 1977 Lou Reizner, rock vocalist/producer (Rod Stewart, Tommy), dies at 43
  • 1981 Peter Kreuder, German composer, dies
  • 1982 Andre Tchaikowsy, pianist/composer, dies
  • 1983 Walter O'Keefe, songwriter/TV host (Mayor of Hollywood), dies at 82
  • 1994 Thomas henry Wait Armstrong, organist, dies at 96
  • 1997 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Native Hawaiian musician, entertainer and Hawaiian sovereignty advocate, dies at 38
  • 2002 Dolores Gray [Sylvia Dolores Finkelstein], American singer and actress (Designing Woman, Kismet), dies at 78
  • 2004 Naomi Shemer, Israeli singer and song-writer (b. 1930)
  • 2010 Sergio Vega, Mexican Banda singer (b.1969)