Musicians Who Died on June 30

  • 1666 Adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32
  • 1792 Francesco Antonio Rosetti, Bohemian composer, dies
  • 1819 Ernst Ludwig Gerber, German organist, composer and musicologist, dies at 72
  • 1889 Eugenio Terziani, Italian composer, dies at 64
  • 1890 Samuel Parkman Tuckerman, American sacred music composer, dies at 71
  • 1923 Claude Antoine Terrasse, French composer, dies at 56
  • 1946 Michael Zadora, American composer and pianist, dies at 64
  • 1953 Göte Carlid, Swedish composer (Eine kleine Teemusik), dies at 32
  • 1959 Lazare Saminsky, Russian-American composer, dies at 76
  • 1960 Clarence Cameron White, American concert violinist, and composer (Elegy; Ouanga!), dies from cancer at 79
  • 1962 Caspar Neher, Austrian-German set designer and librettist, dies at 65
  • 1969 Jan Evangelista Zelinka, Czech composer (Meluzina), dies at 76
  • 1983 Bo Gentry [Robert Ackoff] American songwriter ("Mony, Mony"), and record producer (Tommy James), dies at 41
  • 1987 Federico Mompou, Spanish composer, dies at 94
  • 1990 Dudu Pukwana [Mtutuzel], South African saxophonist and composer, dies at 51
  • 1992 Jim Alaimo, American vocalist, dies after heart surgery at 53
  • 1995 Jorge Peixinho, Portuguese pianist, composer, and conductor, dies at 45
  • 1995 Phyllis Hyman, American jazz singer (Prime of My Life), commits suicide at 45
  • 1996 Jef Maes, Belgian composer and violinist, dies at 91
  • 2001 Chet Atkins, American guitarist (Me & My Guitar), dies at 77
  • 2001 Joe Henderson, American jazz saxophonist, dies at 64
  • 2009 Pina Bausch, German choreographer and dancer, dies at 68
  • 2010 Park Yong-ha, Korean actor and K-pop, and J-pop singer, takes his own life at 32
  • 2021 Vic Briggs, British guitarist (The Animals, 1966-68), and producer; later known as Antion Vikram Singh, he created Sikhi devotional and Hawaiian music, dies at 76