Deaths in Music on March 1

  • 1619 Thomas Campion, English physician/composer/poet (Poemata), dies at 53
  • 1643 Girolamo Frescobaldi, Italian composer/organist, dies at 59
  • 1693 Benedict Schultheiss, composer, dies at 39
  • 1771 Isfrid Kayser, German composer, dies at 58
  • 1777 Georg Christoph Wagenzeil, Austria (court) composer/pianist, dies at 62
  • 1788 Orazio Mei, composer, dies at 56
  • 1797 Juan Manuel Olivares, Venezuelan composer, dies at 36
  • 1804 Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer, dies at 63
  • 1817 Luigi Gatti, Italian composer, dies at 77
  • 1859 Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61
  • 1914 Tor Bernhard Vilhelm Aulin, composer, dies at 47
  • 1918 Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer, dies at 64
  • 1928 Albert Herbert Brewer, composer, dies at 62
  • 1928 Jacob Adolf Hagg, composer, dies at 77
  • 1932 Frank Teschemacher, American jazz clarinetist (b. 1906)
  • 1964 Sergius Kagen, composer, dies at 54
  • 1965 Boleslav Vomacka, composer, dies at 77
  • 1970 Lucille Hegamin, American singer and entertainer (b. 1894)
  • 1972 Victor Babin, composer, dies at 63
  • 1974 Bobby Timmons, American jazz pianist (b. 1935)
  • 1976 Jean Martinon, French conductor/composer, dies at 66
  • 1980 John Jacob Niles, American composer and singer, dies at 87
  • 1985 Eugene List, American concert pianist and teacher (Eastman School of Music), dies at 66
  • 1991 Scott Huston, composer, dies at 74
  • 1994 Timothy Andrew James Souster, composer Musician, dies at 51
  • 1994 Walter Kent, US composer (I'll Be Home for Christmas), dies at 82
  • 1994 Sandro Fuga, Italian composer and pianist, dies at 87
  • 2000 Dennis Danell, American guitarist (Social Distortion) (b. 1961)
  • 2006 Johnny Jackson, American musician (b. 1951)
  • 2015 Orrin Keepnews, American Jazz record label executive and producer (Riverside records), dies at 91
  • 2016 Martha Wright, American actress and singer (South Pacific, The Martha Wright Show), dies at 92