Deaths in Music on 28th February

Deaths 1 - 20 of 20

1609 - Paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39
1737 - Hercule Brehy, composer, dies at 63
1796 - Friedrich Wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 56
1876 - Charles Edward Horsley, composer, dies at 53
1922 - Vicente Lleo, composer, dies at 51
1929 - John Ebenezer West, composer, dies at 65
1935 - Chiquinha Gonzaga, Brazilian composer (b. 1847).
1949 - Stanley Robert Marchant, composer, dies at 65
1961 - Joris Vriamont, Flemish writer/music publisher, dies at 64
1975 - Istvan Kardos, composer, dies at 83
1985 - David Byron, English singer (Uriah Heep) (b. 1947)
1985 - Ray Ellington, English singer (b. 1916)
1987 - Nora Kaye, US ballet dancer, dies at 67
1992 - La Lupe, Cuban singer, dies of a heart attack in the Bronx at 53
1993 - Ruby Keeler, Canadian actress, singer, and dancer (42nd Street, Dames), dies of cancer at 82
1995 - Herman "Ace" Wallace, blues guitarist/singer, dies at 69
1995 - Max Rudolf, conductor, dies at 92
2002 - Helmut Zacharias, German violinist (b. 1920)
2007 - Billy Thorpe, Australian musician (Billy Thorpe & the Aztecs) (b. 1946)
2008 - Mike Smith, English musician (The Dave Clark Five) (b. 1943)

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