Deaths in Music on November 16

  • 1628 Paolo Quagliati, Italian composer
  • 1667 Nathaniel Schnittelbach, composer, dies at 34
  • 1775 Marian Paradeiser, composer, dies at 28
  • 1893 George Alexander Osborne, Irish pianist and composer (La Pluie de perles), dies of natural causes at 87
  • 1909 Francis Thome, composer, dies at 59
  • 1924 Alexander Andreyevich Archangel'sky, composer, dies at 78
  • 1924 Edward Everett Rice, composer, dies at 75
  • 1935 Kurt Schindler, composer, dies at 53
  • 1942 Joseph Schmidt, Austrian-Hungarian tenor and actor (Der Liebesexpre├č, A Star Fell from Heaven), dies from a heart atack at 38
  • 1964 Albert Hay Malotte, composer, dies at 69
  • 1972 Andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer, dies at 87
  • 1980 O. V. [Overton Vertis] Wright, American blues singer, dies at 41
  • 1984 Vic Dickenson, American trombonist (b. 1906)
  • 1984 Leonard Rose, American concert cellist (NY Phil 1943-51), dies at 66
  • 1987 Zubir Said, Singaporean composer who composed Singapore's national anthem (b. 1907)
  • 1993 Lucia Popp, Czech/Austria soprano (Vienna Opera), dies at 54
  • 1994 Chester Dino Powers Valenti, singer/Songwriter, dies at 57
  • 1994 Dan Smith, harmonica/gospel singer, dies at 83
  • 1994 Harvey Watkins, gospel Singer, dies at 64
  • 1994 Dino Valenti, [Chester "Chet" Powers], American rock guitarist/vocalist (Quicksilver Messenger Service), dies at 57
  • 1996 Jack Popplewell, British composer and playwright (If I Should Fall In Love Again), dies at 87
  • 2000 Joe C. [Joseph Calleja], American rapper (hype man for Kid Rock), dies at 26
  • 2001 Tommy Flanagan, American jazz pianist (b. 1930)
  • 2004 Massimo Freccia, Italian-American composer, dies at 98
  • 2006 John Veale, English composer, dies at 84
  • 2007 Grethe Kausland, Norwegian actress and singer (b. 1947)
  • 2008 Ralph "Rusty" Gill,, American singer (Polka Time), dies at 89
  • 2009 Edward Woodward, British singer and actor (Breaker Morant, Wickerman), dies at 79