Deaths in Music on November 7

  • 1560 Peter Lotichius Secundus [Peter Lotz], Neo latin poet (Opera omnia), dies at
  • 1639 William Cobbold, composer, dies at 79
  • 1802 Johann Georg Joseph Spangler, composer, dies at 50
  • 1817 Francesco Pasquale Ricci, composer, dies at 85
  • 1827 Bartolomeo Campagnoli, Italian violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 76
  • 1857 Charles Heinrich Christoph Zeuner, composer, dies at 62
  • 1859 Carl Gottlieb Reissiger, composer, dies at 61
  • 1880 Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer, dies at 72
  • 1956 Una Mae Carlisle, US pianist/singer, dies at 40
  • 1960 Alvin Carter, vocalist (Carter Family), dies at 69
  • 1965 Friedrich Wildgans, Austrian composer, dies at 52
  • 1967 Juan Tomas Perez, composer, dies at 71
  • 1982 Salvador Contreras, Mexican composer (Grupo de los cuatro), dies at 71
  • 1983 David Alexandrovich Toradze, composer, dies at 61
  • 1983 Germaine Tailleferre, Fren composer (Le Marin du Bolivar), dies at 91
  • 1986 Tracy Pew, Australian musician (The Birthday Party) (b. 1957)
  • 1993 Adelaide Hall, US jazz singer (Cotton Club), dies at 92
  • 1994 Milton "Shorty" Rogers [Rajonsky], US jazz trumpeter, dies at 70
  • 1995 Jerry Daniels, singer/guitarist, dies at 79
  • 2004 Howard Keel, American actor, singer and president of the Screen Actors Guild (7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Kiss Me Kate), dies of cancer at 87
  • 2012 Cleve Duncan, American rocker (The Penguins-Earth Angel), dies at 78
  • 2014 Gibson Kente, South African playwright and composer, dies at 82

Person of interestLeonard Cohen

2016 Leonard Cohen, Canadian writer and singer-songwriter (Death of Ladies Man), dies at 82

Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen
  • 2017 Robert De Cormier, American conductor and musical director (The Belafonte Folk Singers), dies at 95
  • 2017 Paul Buckmaster, British Grammy Award-winning artist, arranger, conductor and composer, dies at 71