Deaths in Music on September 24

  • 1605 Manuel Mendes, Portuguese composer (bc. 1547)
  • 1646 Duarte Lobo, Portuguese composer (bc. 1565)
  • 1755 Georg Gebel, German composer, dies at 45
  • 1813 Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer, dies at 72
  • 1855 Alexandre Stievenard, composer, dies at 86
  • 1865 Frantiszek Soltyk, composer, dies at 81
  • 1875 William Walker, composer, dies at 66
  • 1881 Luigi Ferdinando Casamorata, composer, dies at 74
  • 1892 Patrick S Gilmore, composer, dies at 62
  • 1910 Rudolf Dellinger, composer, dies at 53
  • 1934 Edwin Lehare, composer, dies at 69
  • 1949 Pierre de Bréville, French composer, author and professor (Une histoire du théâtre lyrique en France), dies at 88
  • 1960 Matyas Seiber, composer, dies at 55
  • 1968 Harry Robert Wilson, composer, dies at 67
  • 1978 Ruth Etting, US dancer/singer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 80
  • 1983 Isobel Baillie, Scottish oratorio singer, dies at 88
  • 1991 Peter Bellamy, folk singer (b. 1944)
  • 1993 Ian Stuart Donaldson, British musician (b. 1957)
  • 2002 Tim Rose, American singer-songwriter, dies at 62
  • 2003 Rosalie Allen, American singer and disc jockey (b. 1924)