Deaths in Music on 2nd February

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1594 - Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer, dies at 68
1673 - Kaspar Forster, composer, dies at 56
1750 - Johann Graf, composer, dies at 65
1779 - Georg Philipp Kress, composer, dies at 59
1789 - Armand-Louis Couperin, Fren composer/organist (Notre Dame), dies at 63
1822 - Jean-Baptiste Davaux, composer, dies at 79
1827 - Johann Nepomuk Kalcher, composer, dies at 62
1882 - Fabio Campana, composer, dies at 63
1902 - Emanuil Mandlov, composer, dies at 42
1919 - Xavier Henry Napoleon Leroux, composer, dies at 55
1921 - Luigi Mancinelli, composer, dies at 72
1934 - Ernesto Nazareth, composer, dies at 70
1952 - Johann Babtist Thaller, composer, dies at 79
1953 - Gustav Strube, composer, dies at 85
1954 - Theodor Rogalski, composer, dies at 52
1960 - Jeno Huszka, composer, dies at 84
1961 - Adolf Vogl, composer, dies at 87
1965 - Richard Wurz, composer, dies at 79
1969 - Giovanni Martinelli, opera singer (NY Met), dies at 83
1970 - Jaroslav Vogel, composer, dies at 76
1974 - Jean Absil, Belgian composer (Benedictions), dies at 80
1976 - Maurice Jacobson, composer, dies at 80
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1979 - Sid Vicious, [John Simon Ritchie], bassist (Sex Pistols), OD's at 21
1983 - Sam Chatman, elder statesman of the blues, dies
1987 - Patrick "Spike" Hughes, Brit jazz musician (Cinderella), dies at 78
1994 - John Wesley Funchess Littlejohn, blues guitarist/singer, dies at 62
1994 - Willie Mae Ford Smith, gospel Singer/Songwriter, dies at 89
1994 - Zilner T Randolph, jazz Trumpeter/ Arranger, dies at 95
1996 - Gene Kelly, actor/dancer (Singing in the Rain), dies at 83
1997 - Chico Science Francisco Franca, musician, dies at 40
1999 - David McComb, Australian musician (The Triffids) (b. 1962)
2002 - Paul Baloff, American singer (Exodus) (b. 1960)
2003 - Lou Harrison, American composer (b. 1917)
2007 - Billy Henderson, American singer (The Spinners) (b. 1939)
2007 - Joe Hunter, American pianist and bandleader of The Funk Brothers (b. 1927)
2007 - Eric von Schmidt, American folk/blues singer-songwriter (b. 1931)

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