Deaths in Music on September 29

  • 1902 Iosif Ivanovici, composer, dies
  • 1915 Luther Orlando Emerson, American composer, dies at 95
  • 1915 Rudi Stephan, German composer (Die ersten Menschen), dies fighting in World War I at 28
  • 1958 Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer (12-tones music), dies at 65
  • 1977 Alexander Nikolayevich Tcherepnin, Russian composer, dies at 78
  • 1991 Zapata Jaw, [Nelson Renfrum], Surinamese musician, dies
  • 1992 Paul Jabara, singer/actor (Last Dance), dies of AIDS at 44
  • 1994 Cheb Hasni, Algerian singer, murdered at 26
  • 1994 John Heddle Nash, singer, dies at 68
  • 1995 Seger Pillot Ellis, American jazz pianist and vocalist, dies at 91
  • 1997 Bobby [Robert Arthur Thornbury] Campbell, Scottish journalist and musician, dies at 55
  • 2006 Jan Werner Danielsen, Norwegian singer (b. 1976)
  • 2009 Greg Ladanyi, Hungarian-American record producer and recording engineer, dies of injuries sustained in a fall at 57
  • 2015 Phil Woods, American Jazz saxophonist and composer, dies at 83
  • 2018 Otis Rush, American blues musician (Right Place, Wrong Time), dies from complications from an earlier stroke at 83