Musicians Who Died on September 22

  • 1712 Jose Solana, Spanish composer and organist, dies at 69
  • 1737 Francesco Mancini, Neapolitan Baroque composer, dies at 65
  • 1737 Michel Pignolet de Monteclair, French composer, dies at 69
  • 1796 George Wilhelm Gruber, German composer, dies on 67th birthday
  • 1796 Joseph Lederer, German monastery composer, dies at 63
  • 1927 Giannotto Bastianelli, Italian musician and composer, dies at 44
  • 1935 Karl Schröder II, German composer, dies at 86
  • 1959 Josef Matthias Hauer, Austrian composer, dies at 76
  • 1971 Yvonne St Clair, American dancer, dies at 57
  • 1975 Franz Salmhofer, composer, dies at 75
  • 1981 Harry Warren, American composer and lyricist (b. 1893)
  • 1986 Bernie Cummins, American jazz drummer and big band leader ("Dark Eyes"), dies at 86
  • 1987 Louis Kentner, Hungarian-British composer, dies at 82
  • 1988 Rezső Sugár, Hungarian composer (Savonarola), and pedagogue, dies at 68

Irving BerlinIrving Berlin (1888-1989)

Russian-American composer and lyricist considered one of the greatest songwriters in history ("Always"; "God Bless America"; "White Christmas"; "Cheek To Cheek"), dies at 101 [1] [2]

  • 1994 (John Edward) "Teddy" Buckner, American Dixieland jazz trumpeter, dies at 85
  • 1994 Leonard Feather, British jazz critic and musician, dies at 80
  • 1994 Mattie Moss Clark, American gospel singer, and music minister, dies of diabetes complications at 69
  • 1995 (Dorothy Ann) "Dolly" Collins, British folk songwriter, piano player, and poet, 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, Latvian-Canadian ballet dancer, choeographer, and troupe director, dies at 72
  • 2001 Isaac Stern, American-Ukrainian concert violinist (debut San Francisco Symphony), dies at 81
  • 2005 Heimo Erbse, German concert, opera, and theater composer (Julietta). dies at 81
  • 2006 Ewald Krolis, Suriname Dutch percussionist and kaseko singer (Caribbean Combo - Mi Kanto Ma Mi De Ete (Fallen But Not Defeated), dies at 59
  • 2008 Connie Haines [Yvonne Jasme], American pop and big-band singer (Harry James; Abbott and Costello Show; Tommy Dorsey), dies of myasthenia gravis at 87
  • 2010 Eddie Fisher, American pop singer ("Oh My Papa": I'm Walking Behind You"), dies from complications from hip surgery at 82
  • 2018 Charles "Chas" Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), dies at 74
  • 2021 Bob Moore, American session double bassist (Patsy Cline; Elvis Presley; Roger Miller), and orchestra leader ("Mexico"), dies at 88
  • 2022 John Hartman, American rock drummer (Doobie Brothers, 1970–79 & 1987–92 - "China Grove"), dies at 72