Deaths in Music on September 22

  • 1712 Jose Solana, Spanish composer and organist, dies at 69
  • 1737 Francesco Mancini, composer, dies at 65
  • 1737 Michel Pignolet de Monteclair, composer, dies at 69
  • 1796 George Wilhelm Gruber, composer, dies on 67th birthday
  • 1796 Joseph Lederer, composer, dies at 63
  • 1927 Giannotto Bastianelli, composer, dies at 44
  • 1935 Karl Schroder, composer, dies at 86
  • 1959 Josef Matthias Hauer, composer, dies at 76
  • 1971 Yvonne St Clair, dancer, dies at 57
  • 1975 Franz Salmhofer, composer, dies at 75
  • 1981 Harry Warren, American composer and lyricist (b. 1893)
  • 1987 Louis Philip Kentner, composer, dies at 82
  • 1988 Rezso Sugar, Hungarian composer, dies at 68

Person of interestIrving Berlin

1989 Irving Berlin [Israel Isidore Baline], American composer and lyricist considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history (God Bless America, White Xmas), dies at 101

Composer and Lyricist Irving Berlin
Composer and Lyricist
Irving Berlin
  • 1994 John Edward Teddy Buckner, trumpeter, dies at 85
  • 1994 Leonard Geoffrey Feather, jazz critic/musician, dies at 80
  • 1994 Mattie Moss Clark, gospel Singer, dies at 69
  • 1995 Dorothy "Dolly" Ann Collins, folk musician/composer, dies at 62
  • 1996 Dorothy Lamour [Mary Kaumeyer], American actress and singer (Road to Bali, My Favorite Brunette), dies of a heart attack at 81
  • 1996 Ludmilla Chiraeff, ballet dancer, dies at 72
  • 2001 Isaac Stern, American-Ukrainian violinist (debut San Francisco Symphony), dies at 81
  • 2010 Eddie Fisher, American singer (b. 1928)