Deaths in Music on November 28

  • 1585 Hernando Franco, Spanish composer (b. 1532)
  • 1695 Giovanni Paulo Colonna, composer, dies at 58
  • 1815 Johann Peter Salomon, composer, dies at 70
  • 1860 Heinrich FL Rellstab, German music theorist, dies
  • 1861 Robert Fuhrer, composer, dies at 54
  • 1878 Marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, composer, dies at 78
  • 1907 Ricardo Castro Herrera, composer, dies at 43
  • 1918 Alexis Contant, composer, dies at 60
  • 1935 Erich von Hornbostel, Austrian musicologist (b. 1877)
  • 1966 Vittorio Giannini, composer, dies at 63
  • 1972 Gustave Frederic Soderlund, composer, dies at 91
  • 1972 Havergal Brian, composer, dies at 96
  • 1976 Robert Fleming, composer, dies at 55
  • 1987 Paul Arma, Hungarian-French composer, dies at 83
  • 1989 Jo[hanne M Bos-]Vincent, Dutch soprano (Songs for Life), dies at 91
  • 1993 Jerry Edmonton, Canadian drummer (Steppenwolf) (b. 1946)
  • 1994 Al Levitt, American jazz drummer, dies at 63
  • 1996 Anna Pollak, mezzo-soprano, dies at 84
  • 2001 Kal Mann, American lyricist (b. 1917)
  • 2002 Dave "Snaker" Ray, American blues musician (b. 1943)
  • 2011 Andrew Kazdin, classical record producer, dies at 77
  • 2012 Franco Ventriglia, American opera singer, dies at 90
  • 2015 Luc Bondy, Swiss theatre and opera director, dies of cancer at 67
  • 2017 Shadia [Fatmah Ahmed Kamal Shaker], Egyptian actress and singer Midaq Alley, The Thief and the Dogs), dies from respiratory failure at 86