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, American singer, Founder of Soul Stirrers Gospel Quartet, 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