Deaths in Music on 2nd June

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1750 - Johann Valentin Rathgeber, German composer, dies at 68
1873 - Francois Hainl, composer, dies at 65
1927 - Freidrich Hegar, composer, dies at 85
1937 - Louis Vierne, composer, dies at 66
1947 - Hermann Darewsky, composer, dies at 64
1949 - Dynam-Victor Fumet, composer, dies at 82
1949 - Ernest Ford, composer, dies at 91
1951 - John Erskine, US writer/poet/pianist (Venus Love Goddess), dies at 71
1968 - André Mathieu, Quebec pianist and composer (b. 1929)
1972 - Franz Philipp, composer, dies at 81
1977 - Henri D Gagnebin, Swiss organist/composer, dies at 91
1983 - Stan Rogers, musician, dies in aircraft fire
1984 - Georgios Kasassoglou, Greek musician (b. 1908)
1986 - Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor/composer (Elegie), dies at 80
1987 - Andres Segovia, Spanish composer/guitarist, dies at 94
1987 - Sammy Kaye, orchestra leader (Sammy Kaye Show), dies at 77
1990 - Robert Noyce, co-inventor (semi-conductor)/founder (Intel), dies
1997 - Doc Cheatham, jazz musician, dies of stroke at 91
1999 - Junior Braithwaite, Jamaican musician (The Wailers) (b. 1949)
2006 - Vince Welnick, musician, keyboardist (The Grateful Dead) (b. 1951)
2007 - Kentaro Haneda, Japanese composer (b. 1949)
2008 - Bo Diddley, American musician (b. 1928)
2011 - Willem Duys, Dutch commentator and music producer (b. 1928)

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