Deaths in Music on May 20

  • 1650 Francesco Sacrati, composer, dies at 44
  • 1751 Domingo Miguel Bernaube Terradellas, composer, dies at 38
  • 1782 Carlo Giovanni Testori, composer, dies at 68
  • 1782 Christoph Gottlieb Schroter, composer, dies at 82
  • 1896 Clara Schumann, German pianist and composer of the Romantic era, dies of a stroke at 76
  • 1900 Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman, composer, dies at 80
  • 1909 Ernest Hogan, blackface comedian and musician (b. 1859)
  • 1910 Jean-Baptiste Theodore Weckerlin, French composer, dies at 88
  • 1951 Jan Ingenhoven, Dutch composer and conductor, dies at 74
  • 1975 Jacques Stehman, composer, dies at 62
  • 1986 Bernard Naylor, English Canadian composer, dies at 78
  • 1991 Julian Orbon De Soto, composer, dies at 65
  • 1996 Jack Wyngaard, South African dancer, dies at 37
  • 2000 Jean Pierre Rampal, French flutist (b. 1922)
  • 2001 Renato Carosone, Italian musician (b. 1920)

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2012 Robin Gibb, British singer song-writer, dies from colon and liver cancer at 62

Singer-songwriter Robin Gibb
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