Deaths in Music on November 15

  • 1787 Christoph W Ritter von Gluck, composer (Iphigénie Tauride), dies at 73
  • 1788 Peregrinus Pogl, composer, dies at 77
  • 1815 Johann Lukas Schubaur, composer, dies at 65
  • 1831 Vincenc Mašek, Bohemian composer, dies at 76
  • 1842 Joseph Rastrelli, composer, dies at 43
  • 1907 Horatio Richmond Palmer, American composer and choir director, dies at 73
  • 1918 Georges Antoine, composer, dies at 26
  • 1963 Fritz Reiner, Hung/US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra), dies at 74
  • 1977 Serafin Pro, Cuban composer, dies at 71
  • 1986 Alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89
  • 1995 Kristian Lundin, record producer, dies at 22
  • 1997 Saul Chaplin, director (West Side Story), dies at 85
  • 2000 Gene Gutche, German-born composer, dies at 93
  • 2003 Speedy West, Country Music Hall of Fame Steel Guitarist (b. 1924)
  • 2003 Dorothy Loudon, American actress and singer (Annie), dies of cancer at 78
  • 2011 Dulcie Gray, British singer, actress, author and lepidopterist (Mine Own Executioner), dies at 95
  • 2016 Mose Allison, American jazz artist (Black Country Suite), dies at 89
  • 2016 Milt Okun, American music producer and arranger (John Denver, Peter, Paul and Mary), dies at 92