Deaths in Music on June 29

  • 1696 Michel Lambert, French composer, dies at about 86
  • 1903 Rentaro Taki, Japanese pianist and composer, dies at 23
  • 1923 Gustave Adolph Kerker, composer, dies at 66

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1941 Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Polish statesman and pianist, dies in NY at 80

Panist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Panist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister
Ignacy Jan Paderewski
  • 1953 Jules van Nuffel, composer, dies at 70
  • 1964 Milenko Zivkovic, composer, dies at 63
  • 1964 Eric Dolphy, American jazz musician (b. 1928)
  • 1966 Arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer, dies at 82
  • 1969 Shorty Long, soul singer/pianist (Here Comes the Judge), dies at 29
  • 1969 Vesselin Stoyanov, composer, dies at 67
  • 1975 Tim Buckley, American singer-songwriter, dies at 28 of a heroin overdose
  • 1979 Lowell George, rocker (Mothers of Invention, Little Feat), dies at 34
  • 1991 Richard "Groove" Holmes, American jazz musician (Misty), dies of cancer at 60
  • 1993 H├ęctor Lavoe, Puerto Rican singer (b. 1946)
  • 1994 Kurt Eichhorn, conductor, dies at 85
  • 1994 Ray Crane, English trumpeter, dies at 63
  • 1998 Horst Jankowski, German pianist (b. 1936)
  • 2002 Rosemary Clooney, American singer and actress (b. 1928)