Deaths in Music on 29th May

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1680 - Abraham Megerle, composer, dies at 73
1750 - Giuseppe Porsile, composer, dies at 70
1833 - William Marshall, composer, dies at 84
1862 - Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71
1899 - Frantz Jehin-Prume, composer, dies at 60
1905 - Leon Francis Victor Caron, composer, dies at 55
1910 - Mili Alexeyevich Balakirev, Russian composer (Islamej), dies at 73
1935 - Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer, dies at 61
1943 - Hermann Hans Wetzler, composer, dies at 72
1951 - Dimitrios Levidis, composer, dies at 66
1951 - Josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer, dies at 91
1951 - Robert Kahn, composer, dies at 85
1956 - Hermann Abendroth, German conductor (Gewandhausorkest), dies at 73
1957 - George Bacovia [Vasiliu], Romanian poet/composer (Plumb), dies at 75
1961 - Uuno Kalervo Klami, composer, dies at 60
1967 - Geronimo Baqueiro Foster, composer, dies at 69
1971 - Max Trapp, composer, dies at 83
1973 - P. Ramlee, Malaysian film actor, director, singer and songwriter. (b. 1929)
1977 - Goddard Lieberson, composer, dies at 66
1989 - John Cipollina, American musician (Quicksilver Messenger Service) (b. 1943)
1992 - Peter John "Ollie" Halsall, guitarist, dies of a heart attack at 43
1994 - Oliver "Bops Junior" Jackson, drummer, dies at 61
1996 - James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist, dies at 77
1996 - Tamara Toumanova, dancer, dies at 77
1997 - Jeff Buckley, American musician and singer ( "Hallelujah"), drowns at 30
2005 - George Rochberg, American composer (b. 1918)
2012 - Doc Watson, American bluegrass musician, dies from complications following surgery at 89

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