Deaths in Music on September 13

  • 1885 Friedrich Kiel, Austrian composer (b. 1821)
  • 1894 Emmanuel Chabrier, French composer (b. 1841)
  • 1894 Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier, French composer (España, Joyeuse marche, Le Roi Malgré Lui), dies from general paresis at 53
  • 1906 Georg Jacobi, composer, dies at 66
  • 1913 Alfred R. Gaul, English composer, dies at 76
  • 1924 Pekka Hannikainen, composer, dies at 69
  • 1932 Julius Rontgen, composer, dies at 77
  • 1960 Leo Weiner, Hungarian composer (Toldi), dies at 75
  • 1977 Leopold Stokowski, British conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra), dies of a heart attack at 95
  • 1985 Dane Rudhyar, composer, dies at 90
  • 1991 Ferry Barendse, trumpeter/composer/arranger (Ramblers), dies
  • 1994 John William Stevens, jazz drummer, dies at 54
  • 1994 Kaleria Fadicheva, ballerina, dies at 58
  • 1994 Pieter Zaanen, architect (Musical Trade scholarship, Amsterdam), dies
  • 1996 Silas Roy Crain, singer/songwriter, dies at 85

Person of interestTupac Shakur

1996 Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), dies of internal bleeding after a drive by shotting at 25

Rap Musician and Actor Tupac Shakur
Rap Musician and Actor
Tupac Shakur
  • 2011 DJ Mehdi, French hip hop and electro producer (b. 1977)
  • 2015 Gary Richrath, American guitarist and songwriter (REO Speedwagon), dies at 65