Deaths in Music on September 19

  • 1756 Josef Antonin Sehling, composer, dies at 46
  • 1830 Stanislas Champein, composer, dies at 76
  • 1836 Carl Friedrich Ebers, composer, dies at 66
  • 1918 Liza Nina Mary Frederica Lehmann, composer, dies at 56
  • 1936 Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Indian musician (b. 1860)
  • 1954 Tibor Harsanyi, composer, dies at 56
  • 1968 Red Foley, American country singer (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 58
  • 1972 Robert Casadesus, French pianist (b. 1899)
  • 1973 Gram Parsons, rocker (Byrds), dies of OD at 26
  • 1982 Samuel L M Barlow, composer, dies at 90
  • 1984 June Preisser, dancer/actress (Babes in Arms), dies in car crash at 61
  • 1990 Werner Janssen, US composer (New Years Eve in NY), dies at 91
  • 1993 Bruce Ferden, US conductor (NY, Washington, Amsterdam), dies at 44
  • 1995 Louis "Mr Bo" Collins, blues SInger, dies at 63
  • 1997 Rich Mullins, American singer (b. 1955)
  • 1999 Ed Cobb, American musician, song-writer and producer (Tainted Love), dies at 61
  • 2003 Slim Dusty [David Kirkpatrick], Australian country music singer-songwriter, dies of cancer at 76
  • 2004 Skeeter Davis, American singer (b. 1931)
  • 2004 Ellis Marsalis, Sr., American businessman, musician, and activist
  • 2006 Chuck Rio, American singer and saxophonist (The Champs) (b. 1929)
  • 2008 Earl Palmer, American rock and roll drummer (Wrecking Crew), dies at 83
  • 2008 Alois Pinos, Czech composer, dies at 82
  • 2011 Johnny Răducanu, Romanian jazz pianist (b. 1931)