Deaths in Music on November 19

  • 1630 Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Opella Nova), dies at 44
  • 1785 Bernard de Bury, composer, dies at 65
  • 1795 Thomas Linley the elder, English musician and tenor, dies at 62
  • 1804 Pietro Alessandro Guglieli, Italian opera composer, dies at 75
  • 1825 Jan Vaclav Hugo Vorisek, composer, dies at 34

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1828 Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (Die schöne Müllerin), dies at 31 from typhoid fever

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  • 1854 Alberich Zwyssig, composer, dies at 46
  • 1908 Albert Dietrich, German composer and conductor, dies at 79
  • 1915 Joe Hill, Labor leader/songwriter, executed for murder
  • 1928 Achille Simonetti, composer, dies at 71
  • 1929 Arthur H Mann, English composer (Church of England Hymnal), dies
  • 1931 Frederic Cliffe, composer, dies at 74
  • 1942 Edouard Combe, composer, dies at 76
  • 1950 Thomas Wood, English composer, dies at 57
  • 1963 Carmen Amaya, Spanish flamenco dancer, dies at about 50
  • 1974 George Brunies, American musician (b. 1902)
  • 1977 Sonny [William] Criss, American jazz musician (bebop, Jazz USA), commits suicide at 50
  • 1983 Tom Evans, English bass guitarist (Badfinger) (b. 1947)
  • 1992 Bobby Russell, song writer (Honey, Little Green Apples), dies at 52
  • 1995 Bruce Trent [William Butters], British singer and actor (The Passing Show, Band Waggon), dies at 83
  • 1995 Martha Hill, modern dancer/teacher, dies at 94
  • 1995 Shirley Bergeron, singer/guitarist, dies at 62
  • 1996 Edward Kassner, music publisher, dies at 76
  • 1998 Earl Kim, Korean-American composer, dies at 78
  • 2003 Greg Ridley, English musician (Humble Pie), dies at 56
  • 2004 Terry Melcher, American musician and record producer (b. 1942)
  • 2007 Kevin DuBrow, American heavy metal singer (Quiet Riot), dies of an overdose at 53
  • 2017 Della Reese [Delloreese Patricia Early], American singer and actress (Della Reese Show, Royal Family), dies at 86
  • 2017 Mel Tillis [Lonnie Melvin Tillis], American country singer (Who's Julie, M-M-Mel), dies of respiratory failure at 85