Deaths in Music on 30th January

Deaths 1 - 27 of 27

1774 - Frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer, dies at 69
1774 - Jean-Pierre Guignon, composer, dies at 71
1797 - Johann Abraham Sixt, composer, dies at 40
1827 - Johann Philipp Christian Schulz, composer, dies at 53
1860 - Francesco Antonio Norberto Pinto, composer, dies at 44
1881 - Jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58
1890 - Karl Merz, composer, dies at 53
1925 - Jakab Gyula Major, composer, dies at 66
1927 - Friedrich Ernst Koch, composer, dies at 64
1929 - La Goulue, French Cancan dancer (b. 1866)
1942 - Vasily Pavovlich Kalafati, composer, dies at 72
1945 - William Busch, composer, dies at 43
1963 - Francis Poulenc, French composer (b. 1899)
1972 - Karel Boleslav Jirak, composer, dies at 81
1975 - Boris Blacher, German composer (Purloined Letter), dies at 72
1976 - Mance Lipscomb, rocker, dies at 80
1980 - 'Professor Longhair' Henry Roeland Byrd, New Orleans blues singer and pianist
1982 - Lightning Hopkins, rocker, dies of cancer at 69
1982 - Riccardo Nielsen, composer, dies at 73
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1982 - Lightnin' Hopkins, American musician (b. 1912)
1986 - Ticker Freeman, pianist (Dinah Shore Show), dies at 74
1994 - Byron "Wild Child" Gipson, blues Singer, dies at 64
1994 - Ernestine "Tiny" Davis, jazz vocalist/trumpeter, dies at 86
1995 - George Richard James, saxophonist, dies at 88
2005 - Martyn Bennet, Canadian musician (b. 1971)
2005 - Wes Wehmiller, American musician (b. 1971)
2011 - John Barry, English film score composer (b. 1933)

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