Deaths in Music on 16th August

Deaths 1 - 31 of 31

1518 - Loyset Compère, French composer
1748 - Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer, dies at 63
1786 - Henri-Jacques de Croes, Flemish composer/bandmaster, dies at 80
1799 - Vincenzo Manfredini, composer, dies at 61
1831 - Eduard Brendler, composer, dies at 30
1870 - Ludvig Anton Edmund Passy, composer, dies at 80
1910 - Charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer, dies at 69
1911 - Karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68
1929 - Frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70
1938 - Robert Johnson, US Delta-blues singer/guitarist, poisoned at 27
1944 - Roman Padlewski, composer, dies at 28
1945 - Nico Richter, composer, dies at 29
1959 - Pedro Humberto Allende Saron, Chilean composer (Tonados), dies at 74
1959 - Wanda Landowska, Polish harpsichordist (b. 1879)
1965 - Vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer, dies at 64
1968 - Luis Gianneo, composer, dies at 71
1972 - John Barnes Chance, composer, dies at 39
1977 - Elvis Presley, American musician, dies at Graceland at 42. Official cause of death is cardiac arrhythmia
1984 - Gyorgy Kosa, composer, dies at 87
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1986 - John Hurley, song writer (Son of a Preacher Man), dies at 45
1988 - Milton Adolphus, composer, dies at 75
1992 - Mark Heard, Christian musician, dies at 41 of a heart attack
1995 - Robert "Robby" Debarge, r&B Musician, dies at 36
1997 - Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Pakistani musician (b. 1948)
1999 - Pee Wee King, American country musician and songwriter (b. 1914)
2005 - Vassar Clements, American musician (b. 1928)
2005 - Vicky Moscholiou, Greek singer (b. 1943)
2006 - Jon Nödtveidt, Swedish musician (b. 1975)
2007 - Max Roach, American percussionist, drummer, and composer (b. 1924)
2008 - Ronnie Drew, Ex-Singer of The Dubliners & Solo Artist (b. 1934)
2008 - Dorival Caymmi, Brazilian singer and songwriter (b. 1914)

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