Deaths in Music on November 2

  • 1635 Aurelio Signoretti, composer, dies at 68
  • 1717 Johann Jacob Walther, composer, dies
  • 1731 Johann Matthias Leffloth, composer, dies at 26
  • 1845 Chretien Urhan, composer, dies at 55
  • 1882 Cenobio Paniagua y Vasques, composer, dies at 61
  • 1884 Auguste Emmanuel Vaucorbeil, composer, dies at 62
  • 1887 Swedish Nightingale [Jenny Lind], Swedish soprano, dies at 67
  • 1937 Maude Valerie White, composer, dies at 82
  • 1956 Jacob Weinberg, Russian-born Jewish composer, dies at 77
  • 1958 Adam von Ahn Carse, composer, dies at 80
  • 1960 Dimitri Mitropoulos, Greek/US conductor/composer, dies at 64
  • 1962 Felice Lattuada, composer, dies at 80
  • 1966 Mississippi John Hurt, American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 73
  • 1968 Ernst Hess, Swiss composer, dies at 56
  • 1991 Fran Stevens, singer, dies of cancer in Bronx NY at 72
  • 1991 Mort Shuman, American singer songwriter (Viva Las Vegas), dies of cancer at 54
  • 1994 Egbert George "Pete" Pitterson, trumpeter, dies at 73
  • 1996 Eva Cassidy, American singer, dies of cancer at 33
  • 2007 Witold Kie┼étyka, Polish metal drummer (Decapitated) (b. 1984)
  • 2011 Sickan Carlsson, Swedish actress and singer (b. 1915)
  • 2014 Acker Bilk, English clarinetist who was part of the traditional jazz revival of the 1950s and 1960s, dies at 85