Deaths in Music on October 25

  • 1878 Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89
  • 1895 Charles Halle, British pianist, dies
  • 1904 Teresa Milanollo, Italian composer, dies at 77
  • 1907 Edmund Hart Turpin, composer, dies at 72
  • 1926 Frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68
  • 1952 Sergei Bortkiewicz, composer, dies at 75
  • 1960 José Padilla, Spanish composer and pianist (La Violetera - City Lights, Ça c'est Paris - Moulin Rouge), dies at 71
  • 1963 Abu-Bakr Khairat, Egyptian composer, dies at 53
  • 1968 Rudolf Forster, Austrian actor (Threepenny Opera), dies at 83
  • 1983 Hermann Ambrosius, composer, dies at 86
  • 1984 Pascale Ogier, actress (Ghost Dance), dies of heart attack at 24
  • 1985 Morton Downey, singer (Star of the Family), dies at 83
  • 1991 Bill Graham, rock concert promoter (Filmore, Dylan), dies at 60
  • 1991 Margo J. Sylvia, rocker (Tune Weavers), dies of heart attack and stroke at 55

Person of interestRoger Miller

1992 Roger Miller, country singer (King of the Road), dies at 56

Country Singer Roger Miller
Country Singer
Roger Miller

Person of interestRichard Harris

2002 Richard Harris, Irish actor (A Man Called Horse, This Sporting Life) and singer (MacArthur Park) dies of Hodgkin's disease at 72

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris
  • 2010 Gregory Isaacs, Jamaican reggae musician, dies of lung cancer at 59