Today's Deaths in Music

Deaths in Music for Sunday 25th January 2015

Deaths 1 - 19 of 19

1744 - Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer, dies at 64
1820 - Joseph F Weigl, German/Austria violin cellist, dies at 79
1829 - William Shield, composer, dies at 80
1875 - Leopold Jansa, composer, dies at 79
1882 - Peter Singer, composer, dies at 71
1921 - Mykola Dmytrovich Leontovych, composer, dies at 43
1942 - Eugene Samuel-Holeman, composer, dies at 78
1949 - Emil Axman, composer, dies at 61
1960 - Rutland Boughton, composer, dies at 82
1965 - Staff Nees, Flemish composer (Maria-oratorio), dies at 63
1969 - Irene Castle, English dancer (b. 1887)
1987 - Emil Hlobil, composer, dies at 85
1992 - Nico Schuyt, Dutch composer, dies at 70
1992 - Vernon William Reed Sr, singer, dies after a long illness at 73
1996 - Jonathan Larson, composer, dead Aortic aneurysm at 35
1999 - Robert Shaw, American conductor (b. 1916)
2005 - Ray Peterson, American singer (b. 1935)
2008 - Evelyn Barbirolli, English musician (b. 1911)
2012 - Paavo Berglund, Finnish conductor dies aged 82

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