Deaths in Music on November 3

  • 1711 Ferdinand Tobias Richter, composer, dies at 60
  • 1803 Henri Moreau, Flemish composer, dies at 75
  • 1832 Pietro Generali, composer, dies at 59
  • 1904 Gaston Henri Charles Antoine Serpette, composer, dies at 57
  • 1911 Salvador Giner y Vidal, composer, dies at 79
  • 1913 Hans Bronsart von Schellendorf, composer, dies at 83
  • 1936 Filip Lazar, Romanian composer, dies at 42
  • 1945 Alessandro Longo, composer, dies at 80
  • 1958 Harry Revel, movie composer (Sitting Pretty, Gay Divorcee), dies
  • 1959 Friedrich Niggli, composer, dies at 83
  • 1964 John Henry Barbee, American guitarist and singer (b. 1905)
  • 1966 Eric Spear, British composer for film and TV (Coronation Street theme)
  • 1983 Alfredo Antonini, conductor (Jane Froman Canteen), dies at 82
  • 1986 Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis [Edward F. Davis], American jazz saxophonist (Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band), dies of cancer at 65
  • 1993 Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor, dies at 97
  • 1995 Isang Yun, Korean-born German composer, dies at 78
  • 1998 Martha O'Driscoll, American film actress, dancer and socialite (Young and Willing, Blonde Alibi), dies at 76
  • 2002 Lonnie Donegan, Scottish singer-songwriter and the King of Skiffle, dies at 71
  • 2006 Paul Mauriat, French musician (b. 1925)
  • 2010 Jerry Bock, American musical theatre composer (b. 1928)
  • 2010 Jim Clench, Canadian bassist (April Wine and Bachman-Turner Overdrive) (b. 1949)
  • 2016 Kay Starr [Katherine Starks], American singer (Wheel of Fortune), dies at 94