Deaths in Music on March 19

  • 1782 Louis-Henry Paisible, French composer, dies at 33
  • 1796 Stephen Storace, English composer, dies at 33
  • 1797 Philip Hayes, English composer, dies at 58
  • 1811 Frantisek Adam Mica, composer, dies at 65
  • 1845 George Augustus Kollmann, composer, dies at 56
  • 1850 Adalbert Gyrowetz, Bohemian composer, dies at 87
  • 1866 Louis Clapisson, composer, dies at 57
  • 1876 Jozef Stefani, Polish composer, dies at 75
  • 1884 Alfonse Charles Renaud de Vilback, composer, dies at 54
  • 1893 Karel Komzák I, Bohemian composer and musician, dies at 69
  • 1900 Charles-Louis Hanon, French composer (b. 1819)
  • 1905 Makar Grigori Ekmalyan, composer, dies at 49
  • 1913 John Thomas, Welsh composer and harpist, dies at 87
  • 1924 Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/author, dies at 71
  • 1943 Vicente Ripolles, composer, dies at 75
  • 1947 Willem Pijper, Dutch composer and music critic, dies at 52

  • 1954 Walter Braunfels, composer, dies at 71
  • 1961 Edric Cundell, composer, dies at 68
  • 1969 Theodor Schaefer, Czech composer, dies at 65
  • 1976 George Sklavos, Greek composer, dies at 87
  • 1976 Paul Kossoff, British rock guitarist (Free), dies of a pulmonary embolism at 25
  • 1982 Randy Rhoads, heavy metal guitarist (Quiet Riot), dies in an air crash at 25
  • 1989 Alan Civil, British horn player (played horn solo in Beatles "For No One"), dies of liver and kidney failure at 59
  • 1990 Andrew Wood, American singer (Mother Love Bone) (b. 1966)
  • 1993 Jeff Ward, drummer (9 Inch Nails), commits suicide at 30
  • 1995 Kenneth Loveless, priest folk musician, dies at 83
  • 1996 Christopher Headington, English composer, musicologist and pianist, dies at 65
  • 2007 Luther Ingram, American soul singer and songwriter (b. 1937)
  • 2009 Ion Dolănescu, Romanian singer and politician (b. 1944)
  • 2011 Kym Bonython, Australian radio broadcaster, jazz musician, speedway promoter (b. 1920)
  • 2015 Michael Brown, American musician and songwriter (Don't Walk Away Renee), dies at 65