Deaths in Music on 26th April

Deaths 1 - 17 of 17

1648 - Christoph Thomas Walliser, composer, dies at 79
1703 - Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58
1785 - Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40
1827 - Bernardo Ottani, composer, dies at 90
1865 - Charles J Sax, Belgium musician and father of Adolphe Sax inventor of the saxophone, dies at 74
1907 - Pietro Plantania, composer, dies at 79
1922 - Hans Sommer, composer, dies at 84
1924 - Josef Labor, composer, dies at 82
1951 - John Alden Carpenter, US composer (Sea Drift), dies at 75
1965 - Aaron Avshalomov, composer, dies at 70
1972 - Margaret A R Bonds, US pianist/composer/arranger, dies at 59
1983 - Bronislaw Kaper, composer, dies at 81
1984 - William "Count" Basie, jazz piano great, dies on 80th birthday
1987 - Shankar, Of Noted Bollywood Music Director Duo Shankar-Jaikishan (b. 1922)
1991 - Carmine Coppola, composer/father of Francis Ford Coppola, dies
1991 - Leo Arnaud, French-American composer (b. 1904)
1999 - Adrian Borland, English musician (The Sound) (b. 1957)

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