Deaths in Music on November 27

  • 1474 Guillaume Dufay, French/Flemish composer, dies at about 74
  • 1749 Balthasar Schmid, German composer and printer, dies at 44
  • 1749 Gottfried Heinrich Stolzel, composer, dies at 59
  • 1884 Franziska "Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina/choreography, dies at 74
  • 1890 Emanuele Muzio, Italian composer, dies at 69
  • 1899 Felipe Gutierrez y Espinoza, composer, dies at 74
  • 1915 Sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba, composer, dies at 54
  • 1916 James Cutler Dunn Parker, composer, dies at 88
  • 1955 Arthur Honegger, Swiss composer (King David, Pacific 231), dies of a heart attack at 63
  • 1955 Luis de Freitas Branco, Portuguese composer, dies at 65
  • 1958 Artur Rodzinski, Polish conductor/composer, dies at 66
  • 1965 Carl Parrish, composer, dies at 61
  • 1967 Ettore Panizza, composer, dies at 92
  • 1968 Gino Roncaglia, composer, dies at 85
  • 1968 Hans Redlich, composer, dies at 65
  • 1971 Jakabs Medins, composer, dies at 86
  • 1973 Frank Christian, American jazz trumpeter (b. 1887)
  • 1981 Lotte Lenya, Austrian singer/actress (From Russia With Love), dies of cancer at 83
  • 1982 Philipp Kutev, composer, dies at 79
  • 1988 Karel Horky, Czech composer, dies at 79
  • 1993 Jerry Hunt, American composer, commits suicide at 49
  • 1994 Fernando Lopes-Gra├ža, Portuguese composer and musicologist (b. 1906)
  • 1998 Barbara Acklin, American singer and songwriter (b. 1943)
  • 2005 Joe Jones, American R&B singer (b. 1926)
  • 2006 Don Butterfield, American tuba player (b. 1923)
  • 2011 Sultan Khan, Indian classical musician, dies at 71
  • 2012 Mickey Baker, American guitar player ("Love is strange"), dies at 87