Deaths in Music on September 14

  • 1645 Heinrich Steuccius, composer, dies at 65
  • 1743 Johann Michael Muller, composer, dies at 59
  • 1750 Carl T Pachelbel, US organist/composer
  • 1763 Johann Philipp Sack, composer, dies at 40
  • 1788 Theodore-Jean Tarade, composer, dies at 56
  • 1836 Vincenzo Lavigna, composer, dies at 60
  • 1844 Oliver Holden, composer, dies at 78
  • 1861 Fortunato Santini, composer, dies at 83
  • 1872 Yury Nikolayevich Golitsin, composer, dies at 48
  • 1886 Hubert Reis, German composer, dies at 84
  • 1902 Reinhold Finsterbusch, composer, dies at 76
  • 1927 Isadora Duncan, American free form/interpretative dancer, dies at 50 due to her scarf becoming entangled in her car's wheel
  • 1932 Jean Emile Paul Cras, composer, dies at 53
  • 1936 Ossip Gabrilovich, composer, dies at 58
  • 1951 Fritz Busch, German conductor (b. 1890)
  • 1962 Marcel Delannoy, composer, dies at 64
  • 1964 Mary Howe, American composer and pianist (Sand), dies at 82
  • 1975 Walter Herbert, German conductor and impresario (b. 1902)
  • 1979 Raymond Loucheur, composer, dies at 80
  • 1981 Yasuji Kiyose, composer, dies at 81
  • 1981 [Walter] Furry Lewis, father of blues, dies at 88 of a heart attack
  • 1982 Christian Ferras, French violinist (b. 1933)
  • 1989 Dámaso Pérez Prado, Cuban musician (b. 1916)
  • 1990 Wime de Craene, Flemish chansonnier/composer, dies
  • 1996 Juliet Prowse, actress/dancer (Mona McCluskey), dies at 59
  • 2001 Stelios Kazantzidis, Greek singer (b. 1931)
  • 2003 John Serry, Sr., American musician, (b. 1915)
  • 2009 Patrick Swayze, American actor, dancer, and songwriter (b. 1952)
  • 2009 Henry Gibson, American actor and songwriter (b. 1935)