Deaths in Music on October 30

  • 1522 Jean Mouton, French composer
  • 1667 Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer, dies at 54
  • 1853 Pietro Raimondi, Italian composer (Potifar, Giacobbe), dies at 66
  • 1883 Johann Vesque von Püttlingen, Austrian lawyer and composer, dies at 80
  • 1885 Gustav Merkel, German organist and composer, dies at 57
  • 1912 Jan Karol Gali, composer, dies at 56
  • 1916 Silas Gamaliel Pratt, composer, dies at 70
  • 1928 Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, American musicologist, dies at 55
  • 1933 Guillermo M. Tomás, Cuban composer, dies at 65
  • 1944 Paul Emile Ladmirault, composer, dies at 66
  • 1953 Emmerich Kálmán, Hungarian composer of operettas, dies at 71
  • 1960 Alfred Hill, New Zealand Australian composer (Hinemoa), dies at 90
  • 1969 Pops Foster, American musician (b. 1892)
  • 1971 Osvald Chlubna, composer, dies at 78
  • 1972 Alan Roth, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 68
  • 1973 Ernst-Lothar von Knorr, composer, dies at 77
  • 1986 Andrzej Markowski, Polish composer, dies at 62
  • 1995 Brian Easdale, composer, dies at 86

Person of interestSteve Allen

2000 Steve Allen, American comedian, composer, actor and TV host (Tonight Show, Steve Allen Show), dies of a heart attack at 78

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • 2002 Jam Master Jay, American rapper and musician (Run DMC) (b. 1965)
  • 2003 Abel Ehrlich, Israeli composer, dies at 88
  • 2004 Margaret O'Rene "Peggy" Ryan, American dancer and actress (Hawaii Five-0), dies at 80

Person of interestRobert Goulet

2007 Robert Goulet, American singer and actor, dies of pulmonary fibrosis at 73

American Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
American Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet
  • 2007 Linda Stein, Ramones manager and real estate broker (b. 1945)
  • 2013 Frank Wess, American jazz musician, dies from a heart attack at 91
  • 2013 Pete Haycock, English guitarist, dies at 62