Deaths in Music on November 25

  • 1640 Giles Farnaby, composer, dies
  • 1750 Francesco Feroci, composer, dies at 77
  • 1755 Johann Georg Pisendel, German violist/composer, dies at 76
  • 1773 Carl Hockh, German composer, dies at 66
  • 1815 Johann Peter Saloman, composer, dies at 70
  • 1830 Pierre Rode, French composer, dies at 56
  • 1881 Theobald Boehm, German inventor of the modern flute, dies at 87
  • 1883 Ludwig Erk, German composer and folk song collector, dies at 76
  • 1895 Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer/musicologist, dies at 68
  • 1899 Robert Lowry, composer, dies at 73
  • 1901 Josef Gabriel Rheinberger, German composer/music theorist, dies at 62
  • 1914 Davorin Jenko, Slovene-Serbian composer, dies at 79
  • 1949 Luther "Bill" Robinson, "Bojangles" famed tap dancer, dies at 71
  • 1952 Antonio Guarnieri, composer, dies at 72
  • 1952 Jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer, dies at 71
  • 1965 Dame Myra Hess, British pianist (b. 1890)
  • 1968 Marcel Labey, composer, dies at 93
  • 1974 Nick Drake, rocker, dies of a drug overdose at 26
  • 1997 Fenton Robinson, US blues guitarist (Tennessee Woman), dies at 62
  • 1997 Barbara, French singer (b. 1930)
  • 2006 Leo Chiosso, Italian lyricist (b. 1920)
  • 2006 Valentin Elizalde, Mexican singer (b. 1979)
  • 2010 Peter Christopherson English musician and video director/designer (b. 1955)