Deaths in Music on November 22

  • 1751 Anton Englert, German composer and organist, dies at 77
  • 1776 Johann Caspar Simon, composer, dies at 75
  • 1813 Johann Gottfried Vierling, composer, dies at 63
  • 1826 Pavel Lambert Mašek, Czech composer, dies at 65
  • 1852 August Alexander Klengel, German pianist and composer, dies at 69
  • 1859 Ludwig "Louis" Spohr, German violinist/composer (Faust), dies at 75
  • 1896 Leon Leopold Lewandoski, Polish composer, dies at 65
  • 1900 Arthur Sullivan, English operatic composer (Mikado, Pirates of Penzance), dies at 58
  • 1902 Septimus Winner, composer, dies at 75
  • 1926 Darvish Khan, Iranian musician (b. 1872)
  • 1943 Lorenz Hart, American lyricist, dies at 48
  • 1943 Pietro Alessandro Yon, composer, dies at 57
  • 1955 Guy Ropartz [Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz], French composer, dies at 91 (b. 1864)
  • 1956 Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born actor, ballet dancer and choreographer, dies at 74
  • 1967 Edvin Kallstenius, Swedish composer and librarian, dies at 86
  • 1969 Acario Cotapos, composer, dies at 80
  • 1975 François de Roubaix, French film score composer, dies in diving accident at 36
  • 1982 Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer, dies at 90
  • 1986 Robert Sutton Whitney, composer, dies at 82
  • 1987 Ted Taylor, rock vocalist, dies
  • 1994 L V Johnson Singer, dies
  • 1994 Norma Donaldson, American singer and actress (Poetic Justice, 5 Heartbeats), dies at 68
  • 1995 Edna Deane, dancer, choreographer and drama teacher, dies at 90

Person of interestMichael Hutchence

1997 Michael Hutchence, Australiann rocker (INXS) and actor, commits suicide at 37

INXS rocker Michael Hutchence
INXS rocker
Michael Hutchence
  • 2001 Norman Granz, American jazz impresario and producer (b. 1918)
  • 2002 Arne Mellnäs, Swedish composer, dies at 69
  • 2011 Paul Motian, American jazz drummer, percussionist and composer, dies at 80
  • 2014 Alvin Brehm, American musician and composer, dies at 89
  • 2016 Florence Henderson, American actress and singer (Carol in The Brady Bunch), dies at 82