Deaths in Music on September 9

  • 1803 Armand-Emmanuel Trial, composer, dies at 32
  • 1832 Bernhard Joseph Klein, composer, dies at 39
  • 1878 Jacobo Ficher, composer, dies at 18
  • 1951 Cecil Gray, Scottish composer and music critic, dies at 56
  • 1951 Gibson Gowland, British actor (Greed, Blind Husbands, The Phantom of the Opera), dies at 74
  • 1954 Alfred Gradstein, composer, dies at 49
  • 1957 Ettore Pozzoli, composer, dies at 84
  • 1959 Max d' Ollone, composer, dies at 84
  • 1960 Armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, Finnish composer and organist, dies at 75
  • 1960 Jussi Bj√∂rling, Swedish tenor (b. 1911)
  • 1964 Charles O'Neill, Canadian composer, dies at 82
  • 1965 Julian Antonio Carillo-Trujillo, composer, dies at 90
  • 1966 Antonio Massana, composer, dies at 76
  • 1974 Sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer, dies at 55
  • 1979 Solon Michaelides, composer, dies at 73
  • 1984 Walter Kaufmann, composer, dies at 77
  • 1993 Helen O'Connell, singer (Green Eyes), dies of cancer at 74
  • 1995 Ida Carroll, English musician and administrator, dies at 89
  • 1996 Bill Monroe, bluegrass vocalist (created bluegrass music), dies at 84
  • 1996 William Smith Monroe, bluegrass musician, dies at 84
  • 1998 Bill Cratty, American modern dancer and choreographer (b. 1951)
  • 2004 Ernie Ball, American entrepreneur and musician who pioneered the development of guitar-related products, dies at 74
  • 2006 Richard Burmer, American composer and musician (b. 1955)
  • 2007 Hughie Thomasson, American musician (b. 1952)
  • 2014 Robert 'Trob' Young, Scottish musician (Primal Scream), found dead at 49