Deaths in Music on March 27

  • 1668 Clemens Thieme, German composer, dies at 36
  • 1757 Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz, composer, dies at 39
  • 1761 Johann Ludwig Steiner, composer, dies at 72
  • 1769 Josef Antonin Gurecky, composer, dies at 60
  • 1826 Jakob Haibel, Austrian composer, dies at 63
  • 1889 Moritz Furstenau, composer, dies at 64
  • 1910 David Duffle Wood, composer, dies at 72
  • 1922 Nikolay Alexandrovich Sokolov, Russian composer, dies at 63
  • 1924 Walter Parratt, composer, dies at 83
  • 1928 Leslie Stuart, composer, dies at 64
  • 1948 Karel Candael, Flemish composer, dies at 64
  • 1953 Narciso Garay, composer, dies at 76
  • 1960 Ian Whyte, Scottish composer and conductor (BBC Scottish Orchestra), dies at 58
  • 1961 Jack Kane, orchestra leader (Steve & Eydie, Andy Williams Show), dies at 37
  • 1972 Sharkey Bonano, American jazz musician, dies at 67
  • 1973 Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer, dies at 72
  • 1975 Arthur Bliss, English composer/conductor (Checkmate), dies at 83
  • 1975 Gertrude Niesen, American actress, comedian, and songwriter (Start Cheering, Rookies on Parade), dies following a long illness at 63
  • 1977 Lodewijk de Vocht, composer, dies at 89
  • 1983 Janis Ivanovs, Latvian composer, dies at 76
  • 1987 Bruno Kiefer, German-born Brazilian composer, dies at 63
  • 1991 Elinor Remick Warren, composer, dies at 91
  • 1992 Harald Saeverud, Norwegian composer (Saline), dies at 94
  • 1993 Clifford Jordan, tenor saxophonist, dies of cancer at 61
  • 1995 Chet Gierlach, music publisher/composer, dies at 75
  • 2000 Ian Dury, English rock musician (The Blockheads) and actor (Judge Dredd), dies at 57

Person of interestDudley Moore

2002 Dudley Moore, English actor and comedian (10, Arthur, Bedazzled), dies at 66

Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician Dudley Moore
Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician
Dudley Moore
  • 2004 Adán Sánchez, Mexican-American singer (b. 1984)
  • 2005 Grant Johannesen, American concert pianist (b. 1921)
  • 2017 Arthur Blythe, American jazz saxophonist, dies at 76