Deaths in Music on March 10

  • 1700 Diogo Diaz Melgaz, composer, dies at 61
  • 1701 Johann Schelle, German composer, dies at 52
  • 1716 Wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer, dies at 48
  • 1832 Muzio Clementi, Italian composer, dies at 79
  • 1861 Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67
  • 1866 Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87
  • 1870 Isaak-Ignaz Moscheles, Bohemian composer, dies at 75
  • 1875 Louis Joseph Daussoigne-Mehul, composer, dies at 84
  • 1888 Ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 57
  • 1897 Teodulo Mabellini, composer, dies at 79
  • 1900 Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann, composer, dies at 94
  • 1901 Vasily Georgiyevich Wrangell, composer, dies at 38
  • 1910 Carl Heinrich Carsten Reinecke, composer, dies at 85

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1913 Harriet Tubman [Araminta Ross], American abolitionist, former slave and humanitarian (Underground Railroad), dies at about 91

Abolitionist Harriet Tubman
Abolitionist
Harriet Tubman
  • 1922 Arthur Hervey, composer, dies at 67
  • 1922 Horace Wadham Nicholl, composer, dies at 73
  • 1967 Yiorgos Batis, Greek composer and musician (b. 1885)
  • 1971 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer, dies at 92
  • 1974 Quinto Maganini, American composer (The Argonauts), dies at 76
  • 1975 Leopold Samuel, composer, dies at 91
  • 1977 E Power Biggs, English organist/composer (CBS), dies at 70

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1988 Andy Gibb, singer, dies of heart infection at 30

Singer and TV Host Andy Gibb
Singer and TV Host
Andy Gibb
  • 1988 William Brocklesby Wordsworth, composer, dies at 79
  • 1989 Doc Green, American singer (The Drifters), dies at 54
  • 1992 Giorgos Zampetas, Greek composer and musician (b. 1925)
  • 1995 Hendrik W van Leeuwen, Dutch musician, dies at 79
  • 1997 La Vern Baker, American singer (b. 1929)
  • 2001 Massimo Morsello, Italian musician and far right activist (b. 1958)
  • 2004 Dave Blood, real name David Schulthise; American musician, bassist for The Dead Milkmen (b. 1956)
  • 2005 Danny Joe Brown, American singer (Molly Hatchet) dies of pneumonia at 53
  • 2006 Anna Moffo, American soprano (b. 1932)
  • 2010 Mickey Jones, Welsh rock guitarist (Man), dies at 63
  • 2016 Keith Emerson, English rock musician (Emerson, Lake & Palmer), commits suicide at 71
  • 2016 Gogi Grant, [Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg], American singer (The Wayward Wind), dies at 91
  • 2016 Ernestine Anderson, American jazz vocalist, dies at 87
  • 2017 [Joan] Joni Sledge, vocalist (Sister Sledge "We are Family"), dies at 60