Deaths in Music on March 11

  • 1602 Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer
  • 1607 Giovanni Maria Nanino, Italian composer
  • 1772 Johann George Reutter, composer, dies at 63
  • 1787 Maximilian JLP Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer, dies at 45
  • 1807 Anton Eberl, Austrian composer, dies at 41
  • 1826 Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer, dies at 66
  • 1833 Fridolin Weber, composer, dies at 71
  • 1897 Berthold Tours, composer, dies at 58
  • 1908 Peter Milne, Scottish composer, dies at 83
  • 1919 Harald Fryklof, composer, dies at 36
  • 1925 Andreas Hallen, composer, dies at 78
  • 1937 Paul Scheinpflug, composer, dies at 61
  • 1941 Walford Davies, English composer, dies at 71
  • 1947 Victor Hely-Hutchinson, British composer (Carol Symphony), dies of pneumonia at 45
  • 1949 Juan Lamonte de Grignon, composer, dies at 76
  • 1956 Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko, Russian opera composer, dies at 83
  • 1959 Haydn Wood, English composer, dies at 76
  • 1967 Geraldine Farrar, soprano/actress (Such Sweet Compulsion), dies at 85
  • 1975 Philip Bezanson, composer, dies at 59
  • 1975 Sammy Spear, orchestra leader (Dom Deluise Show), dies at 65
  • 1978 Claude Fran├žois, French singer (b. 1939)
  • 1984 Kostas Roukounas, Greek rembetiko singer and song writer (b. 1903)
  • 1986 Sonny Terry, American bind Piedmont blues musician, dies at 74
  • 1993 Edgar Nelson Barclift, dancer, dies after lengthy illness at 76
  • 1995 Carel Birnie, found Utrecht Opera/Dutch Dance Theater, dies at 69
  • 2007 Betty Hutton, American actress and singer (b. 1921)