Deaths in Music on September 7

  • 1775 Johann Georg Holzbogen, composer, dies at 48
  • 1819 Jean-Louis Duport, French cellist and composer, dies at 69
  • 1838 Joseph Panny, composer, dies at 43
  • 1845 Isabella Colbran, wife of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies
  • 1872 Antoni Stolpe, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 21
  • 1881 Sidney Clopton Lanier, composer, dies at 39
  • 1902 Franz Wullner, composer, dies at 70
  • 1944 Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, Cuban composer, dies at 70
  • 1977 Gustave Reese, composer, dies at 77

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1978 Keith Moon, rock drummer (Who), dies of drug overdose at 31

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  • 1983 Hans M√ľnch, Swiss conductor and composer, dies at 90
  • 1986 Vladimir Alexandrovich Vlasov, composer, dies at 83
  • 1991 Archie N Menzies, playwright/composer (Under Your Hat), dies at 87
  • 1992 Indra Kamadjojo, [Broekveld], Indon/Dutch dancer (Stille Kracht), dies
  • 1996 Niccolo Castiglioni, composer, dies at 64
  • 1997 Derek Taylor, Beatles publicist, dies of cancer at 65
  • 2001 Igor Buketoff, American conductor (Iceland Symphony Orchestra 1964-65), dies at 86
  • 2002 Erma Franklin, American gospel and R&B singer (Piece Of My Heart), dies at 64
  • 2003 Warren Zevon, American rock singer-songwriter and musician (Werewolves of London, Lawyers, Guns and Money, Excitable Boy), dies of pleural mesothelioma at 56
  • 2005 Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (b. 1933)
  • 2008 Dino Dvornik, Croatian singer (b. 1964)
  • 2013 Ilja Hurnik, Czech composer, dies at 90