Deaths in Music on September 11

  • 1646 Johann Stobaeus, composer, dies at 66
  • 1733 Francois Couperin, French composer and organist (Le Grand), dies at 64
  • 1789 Luca Sorkocevic, composer, dies at 55
  • 1848 Henri-Philippe Gerard, Belgian composer, dies at 87
  • 1858 Alexander L'vovich Gurilyov, composer, dies at 55
  • 1892 Charles-Louis-Adolphe Vogel, French composer (Les trois couleurs), dies at 84
  • 1898 Adolphe-Abraham Samuel, composer, dies at 74
  • 1922 Louis Coerne, composer, dies at 52
  • 1924 Mieczyslaw Surzynski, Polish organ virtuoso and composer (1904 Organ Concerto), dies at 57
  • 1949 Henri Rabaud, French composer/conductor (L'ete), dies at 75
  • 1954 Licinio Refice, composer, dies at 69
  • 1957 Petar Stojanovic, Serbian composer, dies at 80
  • 1958 Robert Lach, Austrian composer, dies at 84
  • 1976 Jan Kunc, Czech composer (Czech State Anthem), dies at 93
  • 1980 Jose Antonio Calcano, composer, dies at 80
  • 1984 Hilding Hallnas, composer, dies at 81
  • 1985 William Alwyn, composer, dies at 79
  • 1987 Peter Tosh, reggae singer shot dead in Jamacia at 42
  • 1993 Erich Leinsdorf, Austrian-born American conductor, dies at 81
  • 2004 Fred Ebb, American lyricist (b. 1933)
  • 2007 Joe Zawinul, Austrian musician (b. 1932)
  • 2014 Bob Crewe, American songwriter and producer (Big Girls Don't Cry), dies at 83
  • 2017 Peter Hall, English stage, film and opera director (Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre director), dies at 86