On This Day

Musicians Who Died on November 14

  • 1692 Christoph Bernhard, German composer, dies at 64
  • 1831 Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, Austrian-French composer and piano builder, dies at 74
  • 1860 Feliks Ostrowski, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 58
  • 1915 Theodor Leschetizky, Polish pianist, composer, and teacher (Contes de Jeunesse), dies at 85
  • 1922 Karl Michael Ziehrer, Austrian composer, dies at 79
  • 1925 Agnes Zimmermann, German composer, dies at 78
  • 1944 Carl Flesch, Hungarian violinist, dies at 71
  • 1946 Manuel de Falla, Spanish pianist and composer (Atlántida), dies of cardiac arrest at 69
  • 1977 Richard Addinsell, English composer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 73
  • 1982 Joachim Stutschewsky, Austrian-Israeli cellist, composer, and musicologist, dies at 91
  • 1992 George Adams, US tenor saxophonist/flautist (Changes One), dies
  • 1992 John J. Cascella, American rock keyboard and accordion player (John Mellencamp), dies of a heart attack at 45
  • 1995 Eddie Ballantine, American orchestra leader (Don McNeill TV Club), dies at 88
  • 2003 Gene Anthony Ray, American dancer and actor (Fame - "Leroy"), dies from complications of a stroke at 41
  • 2004 Michel Colombier, French composer (b. 1939)
  • 2005 Jeno Takacs, Austrian composer, dies at 103
  • 2007 Mauro Bortolotti, Italian composer, dies at 80
  • 2016 Holly Dunn, American country singer (Daddy's Hands), dies of cancer at 59
  • 2020 Des O'Connor, British television presenter, singer and comedian, dies at 88 [1]