Famous Pianists in Music History (Part 4)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 968

  • 1902-04-30 Rudolf Wittelsbach, Swiss pianist and composer, born in Constantinople, Turkey (d. 1972)
  • 1902-05-27 Celius Dougherty, American pianist and composer, born in Glenwood, Minnesota (d. 1986)
  • 1902-06-09 Nehemiah "Skip" James, American Delta blues singer, guitarist and piano player ("I'm So Glad"), born in Bentonia, Mississippi (d. 1969)
  • 1902-06-26 Antonia Brico, Dutch-American conductor and pianist, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • 1902-07-23 Walter Burle Marx, Brazilian pianist and composer, born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 1990)
  • 1902-11-18 Barbara Giuranna, Italian pianist and composer, born in Palermo, Italy (d. 1998)
  • 1902-12-21 Peetie Wheatstraw [William Bunch], American blues singer, songwriter, and piano player, born in Cotton Plant, Arkansas (d. 1941)
  • 1903-02-06 Claudio Arrau, Chilean pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra), born in Chillán, Chile (d. 1991)
  • 1903-03-28 Rudolf Serkin, Bohemian-American pianist (Marlboro School of Music), born in Eger, Bohemia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1991)
  • 1903-08-21 Kostas Giannidis [Yannis Constantinidis], Greek composer and pianist, born in Smyrna (d. 1984)
  • 1903-12-28 Earl "Fatha" Hines, American jazz pianist and bandleader (Deep Forest), born in Duquesne, Pennsylvania (d. 1983)
  • 1904-01-04 Erik Chisholm, Scottish conductor, composer (Hindustani Piano Concerto), and educator (South African College of Music, 1949-65), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1965)
  • 1904-02-29 Alan Richardson, Scottish composer and pianist, born in Edinbugh, Scotland (d. 1978)
  • 1904-05-26 Vlado Perlemuter, Lithuanian-French pianist, born in Kaunas, Lithuania (d. 2002)
  • 1904-06-11 Clarence "Pinetop" Smith, American jazz pianist and singer (Boogie Woogie Piano), born in Troy, Alabama (d. 1929)
  • 1904-06-19 Balys Dvarionas, Lithuanian pianist, composer and educator, born in Liepāja, Russian Empire (now Latvia) (d. 1972)
  • 1904-07-04 Seger Pillot Ellis, American jazz pianist and vocalist, born in Houston, Texas (d. 1995)
  • 1904-07-08 Bill Challis, arranger/pianist
  • 1904-07-17 Jef Alpaerts, Flemish pianist/conductor
  • 1904-08-08 István Szelényi, Hungarian pianist and composer, born in Altsohl, Austria-Hungary (d. 1972)
  • 1904-08-11 Jess Stacy, jazz pianist, born in Bird's Point, Missouri (d. 1995)
  • 1904-09-18 Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-American classical pianist (Carmen), born in Kiev, Ukraine, Russian Empire (d. 1989) [N.S. Oct 1]
  • 1904-10-28 Louis de Meester, Belgian pianist and classical and electronic music composer (The Great Temptation of St Anthony), born in Roeselare, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1987)
  • 1904-11-29 Piet Ketting, pianist/conductor/composer (Glorify Kokila)
  • 1904-12-30 Dmitry Kabalevsky, Russian pianist and composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec], born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1987)
  • 1904-12-30 Dmitri Kabalevsky, Russian pianist and composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1987)
  • 1905-01-25 Julia Smith, American composer, pianist, and author on musicology (Aaron Copland), born in Denton, Texas (d. 1989)
  • 1905-03-18 John Kirkpatrick, American pianist (Concord Sonata), born in NYC, New York
  • 1905-03-27 Leroy Carr, American blues piano player and singer-songwriter ("How Long, How Long Blues"), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1935)
  • 1905-07-19 Louis Kentner, Hungarian-British pianist and composer, born in Karviná, Austrian Silesia (d. 1987)
  • 1905-08-18 Peter Paul Kreuder, German-Austrian pianist and film score composer, born in Aachen, Germany (d. 1981)
  • 1906-01-31 Roosevelt Sykes, American blues and boogie-woogie pianist, and singer (The Honeydripper), born in Elmar, Arkansas (d. 1983)
  • 1906-02-08 Artur Balsam, Polish/US pianist (Begeleidde Menuhin, Milstein)
  • 1906-04-03 Walter "Fats" Pichon American jazz pianist, singer, and big bandleader, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1967)
  • 1906-06-20 Bob Howard, American singer and pianist (Sing it Again), born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1986)
  • 1906-12-14 Alexander Tsfasman, Soviet Russian jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, in Alexandrovsk, Russian Empire (now Zaporizhya, Ukraine) (d. 1971)
  • 1906-12-27 Oscar Levant, American pianist, composer and actor (An American in Paris, Dance of Life), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1972)
  • 1907-02-07 Raymond “Coco” Colignon, Belgian jazz pianist, organist, and bandleader, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1987)
  • 1907-05-18 Clifford Curzon, pianist (MacFarren Gold Medal), born in London, England
  • 1907-05-27 Felix de Nobel, Dutch orchestra leader and pianist, born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1981)
  • 1907-06-11 Marino Barreto, Cuban pianist and singer, born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1995)
  • 1907-06-18 Benny Payne, American jazz pianist (Cab Calloway; Billy Daniels Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1986)
  • 1907-09-05 Sunnyland Slim [Albert Luandrew], American blues pianist, born in Vance, Mississippi (d. 1995)
  • 1907-11-03 Joe Turner, American jazz pianist, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1990)
  • 1908-01-28 Paul Misraki [Misrachi], French jazz pianist, songwriter, and film score composer (Jean Renoir), born in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (d. 1998)
  • 1908-02-13 Lennie Hayton, American pianist, composer, conductor and arranger (Paul Whiteman; Bing Crosby; MGM), born in New York City (d. 1971)
  • 1908-07-20 Gunnar de Frumerie, Swedish pianist and composer (Circulus Quintus), born in Nacka, Sweden (d. 1987)
  • 1908-10-01 Herman David Koppel, Danish pianist and composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1998)
  • 1908-10-19 [Nils] Geirr Tveitt, Norwegian classical pianist and composer, born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1981)
  • 1908-12-13 Victor Babin, Russian pianist and composer (Vronsky & Babin), born in Moscow (d. 1972)
  • 1908-12-28 Felicja Blumental, Polish-Brazilian concert pianist ( Villa-Lobos' Piano Concerto No. 5; Penderecki's Partita for Harpsichord), born in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire (d. 1991)

Person of interestVictor Borge

1909-01-03 Victor Borge [Borge Rosenbaum], Danish-American comedian and pianist, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2000)

Comedian and Pianist Victor Borge
Comedian and Pianist
Victor Borge
  • 1909-02-21 George G F van Renesse, Dutch pianist/music director
  • 1909-03-17 Lovie Lee [Edward Lee Watson], American electric blues pianist, singer, and songwriter, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 1997)
  • 1909-03-29 Aubrey "Moon" Mullican, American hillbilly pianist, songwriter, and singer ("Seven Nights To Rock"), born in Polk County, Texas (d. 1967)
  • 1909-04-01 Eddy Duchin, American jazz pianist and bandleader (Eddy Duchin Orchestra), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1951)
  • 1909-05-27 Isador Goodman, South African-Australian pianist and composer (New Guinea Fantasy), born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 1982)
  • 1909-06-19 Edwin Gerschefski, American pianist, composer and teacher (Saugauck Suite), born in Meriden, Connecticut (d. 1992)
  • 1909-07-01 Vera Brodsky Lawrence, American concert pianist (CBS Symphony) and musicologist (Joplin; Gottschalk), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 1996)
  • 1909-07-04 Alec Templeton, Welsh pianist and composer (Concertino Lirico), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1963)
  • 1909-07-29 Georgy Mushel, Uzbek pianist and composer, born in Tambov, Russia (d. 1989)
  • 1909-08-22 Sergius Kagen, American pianist and composer, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1964)
  • 1909-10-07 Shura Cherkassky, pianist
  • 1909-10-20 Monique Hare, French pianist
  • 1909-12-08 Cleo Brown, American jazz pianist, born in Meridian, Mississippi (d. 1995)
  • 1910-01-25 Hendrik Willem Hans Osieck, Dutch pianist and composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 2000)
  • 1910-01-26 Marijan Lipovsek, Slovenian pianist, composer, and teacher, born in Ljubljana, Austria-Hungary (now Slovenia) (d. 1995)
  • 1910-05-08 Mary Lou Williams, US jazz pianist and composer (Zodiac Suite), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1981)
  • 1910-07-04 Champion Jack [William Thomas] Dupree, American boxer and pianist, born in Irish Channel, New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1992)
  • 1910-07-14 Peter Stadlen, pianist/critic
  • 1910-09-23 Soulima Stravinsky, Swiss-American pianist, composer, and son of Igor Stravinsky, born in Lausanne, Switzerland (d. 1994)
  • 1910-09-24 Frank Pelleg [Pollack], Czech-Israeli harpsichordist, pianist, conductor and educator, born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1968) [1]
  • 1910-10-13 Art Tatum [Arthur Tatum Jr], American jazz pianist and composer, born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1956)
  • 1910-10-16 William Leonard "Will" Reed, British pianist and composer, born in South London (d. 2002)
  • 1911-01-14 George Amadee Tremblay, Canadian pianist & composer, born in Ottawa, Canada (d. 1982)
  • 1911-03-17 Raffaele d'Alessandro, Swiss pianist, organist, and composer, born in St. Gallen, Switzerland (d. 1959)
  • 1911-06-07 Franz Reizenstein, German-British pianist, composer, and educator (Concerto Popolare), born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1968)
  • 1911-06-22 Guus Jansen, Dutch jazz organist, pianist, composer (Net als Toen), born in Heiloo, the Netherlands (d. 1990)
  • 1911-09-02 René Amengual, Chilean pianist, composer and educator, born in Santiago, Chile (d. 1954)
  • 1911-09-11 Bola de Nieve [Ignacio Jacinto Villa Fernández], Cuban pianist, singer and songwriter, born in Guanabacoa, La Habana, Cuba (d. 1971)
  • 1911-10-07 Shura Cherkassky, Ukrainian classical pianist (d. 1995)
  • 1911-10-13 Ticker Freeman, American pianist (Dinah Shore Show), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 1986)
  • 1911-12-05 Władysław Szpilman, Polish pianist and classical composer, born in Sosnowiec, Congress Poland, Russian Empire (d. 2000)
  • 1911-12-15 Stan Kenton, American musician, jazz pianist, arranger and bandleader (Artistry In Rhythm), born in Wichita, Kansas (d. 1979)
  • 1912-01-02 Barbara Pentland, Canadian concert pianist and composer, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2000)
  • 1912-01-07 Bob Zurke [Boguslaw Zukowski], American jazz pianist, arranger, (Bob Crosby Orchestra), and composer (Old Tom-Cat On The Keys), born in Hamtramck, Michigan (d. 1944)
  • 1912-02-11 Rudolf Firkusny, Napajedla Czechoslovakia, pianist (Julliard)
  • 1912-02-21 Nikita Magaloff, Russian/Swiss pianist (Arkadia 598-Schubert)
  • 1912-03-12 Paul Weston [Wetstein], American pianist and orchestra leader (Jim Nabors Hour, Crescent City Suite), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1996)
  • 1912-03-19 Lavere "Buster" Harding, Canadian-American jazz pianist, composer and arranger (Count Basie; Dizzy Gillespie; Billie Holiday), born in North Buxton, Ontario (d. 1965)
  • 1912-05-13 Gil Evans, Canadian-American jazz pianist, composer and arranger (Miles Davis; Absolute Beginners, Out of the Cool), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1988)
  • 1912-06-09 Ingolf Dahl [Marcus], German-American pianist and composer (Allegro and Arioso), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1970)
  • 1912-07-16 Ray Barr, American pianist (Vincent Lopez Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)
  • 1912-09-21 György Sándor, Hungarian pianist, born in Budapest (d. 2005)
  • 1912-10-03 Gabriel Julian, original pianist of Bobby Byrne Orchestra, arranger for Glenn Miller and founder Alabama Cavaliers Jazz Ens
  • 1912-11-24 Theodore "Teddy" Wilson, American jazz pianist and arranger (Billie Holiday; Benny Goodman), born in Austin, Texas (d. 1986)
  • 1912-11-26 Gunnar Sønstevold, Norwegian jazz pianist, and orchestral and film score composer (Litany In Atlanta; The Dorian Cage), born in Elverum, Norway (d. 1991)
  • 1912-12-01 Terence Beckles, pianist/teacher
  • 1913-01-09 Dr. Hepcat [Albert Lavada Durst], American blues pianist, born in Austin, Texas (d. 1995)
  • 1913-01-22 Verdina Shlonsky, Israeli pianist and avant-garde composer, born in Kremenchug, Ukraine, Russian Empire (d. 1990)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 301 - 400 of 642

  • 1982-02-17 Thelonious Monk, American jazz pianist and composer (Straight, No Chaser; 'Round Midnight), dies of a stroke at 64
  • 1982-06-26 Andre Tchaikowsy, pianist/composer, dies
  • 1982-08-08 Kurt Edelhagen, West German jazz pianist, dies at 62
  • 1982-09-01 Clifford M Curzon, England, pianist, dies at 75
  • 1982-10-04 Glenn Gould, Canadian classical pianist (Bach's Goldberg Variations) and broadcaster (Solitude Trilogy), dies after suffering a stroke at 50
  • 1982-10-23 Jacques Klein, Brazilian pianist and composer, dies at 52
  • 1982-12-20 Artur Rubinstein, Polish-American concert pianist, dies in Geneva at 95
  • 1983-01-28 "Sweet" Emma Barrett, American Dixieland jazz pianist and singer, dies at 85
  • 1983-02-12 (James Hubert) "Eubie" Blake, American ragtime composer and pianist ("Memories of You"; "I'm Just Wild About Harry"), dies at 96
  • 1983-03-17 Ray Barr, American pianist (Vincent Lopez Show), dies at 70
  • 1983-04-01 Ken Kersey, Canadian jazz pianist, and composer ("Boogie Woogie Cocktail"), dies at 66
  • 1983-04-22 Earl "Fatha" Hines, American jazz pianist & bandleader (Deep Forest), dies at 79
  • 1983-06-07 Daniele Amfiteatrov, Russian-Italian pianist, conductor and Hollywood film score composer, dies at 81
  • 1983-07-17 Roosevelt Sykes, American blues and boogie-woogie pianist, and singer (The Honeydripper), dies of a heart attack at 77
  • 1984-01-17 Kostas Giannidis [Yannis Constantinidis], Greek composer and pianist, dies at 80
  • 1984-03-16 Evencio Castellanos, Venezuelan pianist, dies at 68
  • 1984-04-23 Red [William] Garland, American jazz pianist (Miles Davis Quintet), dies of a heart attack at 60
  • 1984-05-25 Piet Ketting, Dutch pianist/conductor/composer, dies at 79
  • 1985-01-07 Johnny Guarnieri, American stride and jazz stride pianist, and harpsichordist (The Gramercy Five; The Morey Amsterdam Show) dies of a heart attack at 67
  • 1985-03-01 Eugene List, American concert pianist & teacher (Eastman School of Music), dies at 66
  • 1985-04-14 Reginald Beane, American pianist (Starlit Time: Once Upon a Tune), dies at 63
  • 1985-10-14 Emil Gilels, Soviet concert pianist (Brussels Competition - 1st prize, 1938), dies at 68
  • 1986-01-02 Benny Payne, American jazz pianist (Cab Calloway; Billy Daniels Show), dies at 78
  • 1986-01-30 Ticker Freeman, American pianist (Dinah Shore Show), dies at 74
  • 1986-03-04 Richard Manuel, Canadian rock vocalist and pianist (The Band - "The Shape I'm In"; "Tears Of Rage"), commits suicide at 42
  • 1986-07-31 Theodore "Teddy" Wilson, American jazz pianist and arranger (Billie Holiday; Benny Goodman), dies of stomach cancer at 73
  • 1986-12-03 Bob Howard, American singer and pianist (Sing it Again), dies at 80
  • 1986-12-22 Celius Dougherty, American pianist and composer, dies at 84
  • 1987-01-07 Larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72
  • 1987-01-11 Albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911)

Person of interestLiberace

1987-02-04 Liberace, pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman), dies at 67

Pianist Liberace
Pianist
Liberace
  • 1987-02-10 Raymond “Coco” Colignon, Belgian jazz pianist, organist, and bandleader, dies at 80
  • 1987-02-16 Dmitri Kabalevsky, Russian pianist and composer, dies at 82
  • 1987-03-13 Gerald Moore, English pianist (Am I Too Loud), dies at 87
  • 1987-05-12 Victor Feldman, British jazz pianist and drummer, dies at 53 of a heart attack
  • 1987-05-13 Phil Moore, American jazz pianist, arranger, and bandleader, dies at 70
  • 1987-07-24 Dick Wellstood, American jazz pianist, dies at 59
  • 1987-07-26 Joe Liggins, American pianist and vocalist (The Honeydripper), dies at 71
  • 1987-09-09 Gunnar de Frumerie, Swedish pianist and composer (Circulus Quintus), dies at 79
  • 1987-09-23 Louis Kentner, Hungarian-British pianist and composer, dies at 87
  • 1987-12-12 Louis de Meester, Belgian pianist and classical and electronic music composer (The Great Temptation of St Anthony), dies at 83
  • 1988-03-20 Gil Evans, Canadian-American jazz pianist, composer and arranger (Miles Davis; Absolute Beginners, Out of the Cool), dies at 75
  • 1988-04-15 Youri Egorov, Soviet classical pianist, dies at 33
  • 1988-10-15 Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji [Leon Dudley Sorabji], Parsi-British pianist and composer (Opus clavicembalisticum), dies of heart failure at 96
  • 1989-01-21 Billy [Dorothy] Tipton, American jazz pianist/saxophonist/bandleader, dies at 74
  • 1989-04-18 Julia Smith, American composer, pianist, and author on musicology (Aaron Copland), dies at 84
  • 1989-05-12 Marcelle de Manziarly, French pianist and composer, dies at 89
  • 1989-05-22 Steven DeGroote, South African classical pianist (b. 1953)
  • 1989-06-03 Scott Ross, American-French harpsichordist (recorded all 555 sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti),dies of AIDS related pneumonia at 38
  • 1989-07-14 Herman David Koppel, Danish pianist and composer dies at 89
  • 1989-08-01 John Ogdon, English pianist/composer, dies at 52
  • 1989-08-03 Antonia Brico, Dutch-American conductor and pianist, dies at 87
  • 1989-10-12 Carmen Cavallaro, American actor and pianist (Hollywood Canteen, Diamond Horseshoe), dies from prostate cancer at 76
  • 1989-11-05 Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-American classical pianist (Carmen), dies at 85
  • 1989-12-25 Georgy Mushel, Uzbek pianist and composer, dies at 80
  • 1990-01-03 Arthur Gold, American pianist, half of Gold and Fizdale duo (b. 1917)
  • 1990-06-02 Walter Davis Jr., American hard bop pianist (Davis Cup, Illumination), dies of liver and kidney disease at 57
  • 1990-07-23 Joe Turner, American jazz pianist, dies of cardiac arrest at 82
  • 1990-08-28 Pamela Harrison, English pianist and composer, dies at 74
  • 1990-10-16 Jorge Bolet, Cuban-born American pianist known for his performances of the work of Franz Liszt, dies at 75
  • 1990-12-28 Walter Burle Marx, Brazilian pianist and composer, dies at 88
  • 1991-02-10 Walter Klien, Austrian pianist, dies of cancer at 62
  • 1991-03-25 Eileen Joyce, pianist, dies at 78
  • 1991-03-25 Lee Donn, pianist, dies of stroke at 96
  • 1991-03-27 Elinor Remick Warren, American concert pianist and composer, dies at 91
  • 1991-05-09 Rudolf Serkin, Bohemian-American pianist (Marlboro Sch of Music), dies at 88
  • 1991-05-23 Wilhelm Kempff, German pianist and composer (Unter dem Zimbelstern), dies at 95
  • 1991-06-09 Claudio Arrau, Chilean pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra), dies following surgery at 88
  • 1991-06-20 Malcolm Frager, American concert pianist, dies at 56
  • 1991-10-18 Gunnar Sønstevold, Norwegian jazz pianist, and orchestral and film score composer (Litany In Atlanta; The Dorian Cage), dies at 78
  • 1991-12-31 Felicja Blumental, Polish-Brazilian concert pianist ( Villa-Lobos' Piano Concerto No. 5; Penderecki's Partita for Harpsichord), dies at 83
  • 1992-01-03 Lewis Michael Friedman, American pianist, dies at 47 of AIDS
  • 1992-01-21 Champion Jack [William Thomas] Dupree, American boxer and pianist, dies at 81
  • 1992-04-14 Sammy Price, American boogie-woogie pianist, and bandleader, dies at 83
  • 1992-11-13 Maurice Ohana, French classical pianist and composer, dies at 79
  • 1992-12-13 Bernard Drukker, Dutch pianist/orchestra leader (duivelswiel), dies
  • 1992-12-18 Edwin Gerschefski, American pianist, composer and teacher (Saugauck Suite), dies at 83
  • 1992-12-26 Nikita Magaloff, Russian/Swiss pianist, dies at 80
  • 1993-01-08 Theo Bruins, Dutch concert pianist and composer (Sei Studi; Syncope), dies at 63
  • 1993-01-23 Thomas A Dorsey, American jazz pianist (Take My Hand, Precious Lord), dies at 93
  • 1993-02-15 George Wallington [Giacinto Figlia], Italian bebop-pianist/, dies
  • 1993-03-04 Art Hodes, Russ/US jazz/blues pianist/editor (Jazz Record), dies
  • 1993-05-22 Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Polish-American pianist, dies at 100 (b. 1892)
  • 1993-05-26 Cor de Great, pianist/conductor/composer (Vernissage), dies at 78
  • 1993-05-30 Sun Ra [Herman Blount], American jazz pianist (The Arkestra), dies at 79
  • 1993-07-21 Richard Tee, American pianist, singer and arranger (Slip' Slidin' Away, In Your Eyes), dies of prostate cancer at 49
  • 1993-08-04 Kenny Drew, US/Danish jazz pianist (Moonlight Desert), dies at 64
  • 1993-08-07 Roy Budd, English jazz pianist/composer (Paper Tiger), dies at 46
  • 1993-09-12 Herman Nieland, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 82
  • 1993-09-30 Ronnie Aldrich, British easy listening and jazz pianist, arranger, and composer, dies of prostate cancer at 77
  • 1993-10-10 Catherine Collard, French pianist (Debussy, Haydn), dies at 46
  • 1993-11-23 Tatiana Nikolajeva, Russian pianist (Bach), dies at 69
  • 1993-11-28 Camillo Togni, Italian pianist and composer, dies at 71
  • 1994-01-07 Bobby Pratt, American jazz trombone and piano player, dies at 67
  • 1994-01-11 Roger "Ram" Ramirez, jazz piano player/composer, dies at 80
  • 1994-01-15 György Cziffra, Hungarian-French pianist (Chopin/Liszt), dies at 72
  • 1994-02-06 Ignace Strasfogel, Polish/US pianist/conductor/composer, dies at 84
  • 1994-02-07 Witold Lutosławski, Polish pianist, composer, and conductor (Musique funèbre; Trois poèmes d'Henri Michaux), dies of cancer at 81
  • 1994-02-24 Donald Phillips, pianist/composer, dies at 80
  • 1994-03-01 Sandro Fuga, Italian composer & pianist, dies at 87

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