Deaths in Music on 10th October

Deaths 1 - 27 of 27

1676 - Sebastian Knupfer, composer, dies at 43
1727 - Alphonse d' Eve, composer, dies at 61
1745 - Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist, dies at 52
1789 - Pierre-Louis Couperin, composer, dies at 34
1836 - Jacob-Joseph-Balthasar Martinn, composer, dies at 61
1843 - Karl Theodor Toeschi, composer, dies at 75
1856 - Michal Wielhorski, composer, dies at 67
1867 - Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski, composer, dies at 60
1889 - Adolph von Henselt, composer, dies at 75
1939 - Eleanor Rigby, a real person whose name may have suggested the title to The Beatles song (b. 1895)
1964 - Frantisek Picha, composer, dies at 71
1964 - Russ Case, orchestra leader (Julius La Rosa Show), dies at 52
1964 - Heinrich Neuhaus, Soviet pianist (b. 1888)
1965 - Georgy Mikhaylovich Rimsky-Korsakov, composer, dies at 63
1967 - Ervin Major, composer, dies at 66
1976 - Connee Boswell, singer (Pete Kelly's Blue), dies at 68
1976 - Silvana Armenulic, Yugoslavian folk singer (b. 1939)
1978 - Ralph Marterie, American big band leader (b. 1914)
1979 - Paul Paray, French composer, dies at 93
1993 - Catherine Collard, French pianist (Debussy, Haydn), dies at 46
1994 - Nikolai Karetnikov, composer, dies at 64
2002 - Teresa Graves, American actress and singer (b. 1948)
2003 - Eugene Istomin, American pianist (b. 1925)
2009 - Stephen Gately, Irish singer (Boyzone) (b. 1976)
2010 - Solomon Burke, American singer (b. 1940)
2010 - Dame Joan Sutherland, Australian operatic soprano (b. 1926)
2011 - Jagjit Singh, Indian Musician, Ghazal Maestro, Padma Bhusan awardee (b. 1941)

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