Deaths in Music on March 24

  • 1631 Philipp Dulichius, composer, dies at 68
  • 1654 Samuel Scheidt, German composer (Concertus sacri), dies at 66
  • 1755 Theodor Christleib Reinhold, composer, dies at 72
  • 1825 Giovanni Domenico Perotti, composer, dies at 64
  • 1838 Thomas Attwood, composer, dies at 72
  • 1878 Albin Masek, Czech composer, dies at 73
  • 1894 Robert Prescott Stewart, composer, dies at 68
  • 1916 Enrique y Campina Granados, Sp opera composer (Goyescas), drowns at 48
  • 1918 Theophile Ysaye, composer, dies at 53
  • 1921 Deodat de Severac, composer, dies at 48
  • 1946 Gustaf Heintze, composer, dies at 66
  • 1962 Jean Goldkette, Greek-born musician (b. 1899)
  • 1967 Marc Lavry, Israeli composer, dies at 63
  • 1975 Oscar Rasbach, composer, dies at 86
  • 1977 Saburo Moroi, composer, dies at 73
  • 1985 George London, Canadian bass-baritone (Monterone-Rigoleto), dies at 64
  • 1994 Tommy Benford, jazz drummer, dies at 88
  • 1995 Joey Long, blues/cajun guitarist, dies at 62
  • 1996 Maria Lucia Beltran Alcayaga, singer, dies at 66
  • 1997 Harold Melvin, American singer (Blue Notes), dies at 57
  • 2008 Chalmers "Spanky" Alford‎, American guitarist (b. 1955)
  • 2008 Neil Aspinall, British record producer (b. 1941)
  • 2010 Johnny Maestro, American singer (b. 1939)