Deaths in Music on 2nd October

Deaths 1 - 18 of 18

1559 - Jacquet of Mantua, French composer (b. 1483)
1629 - Antonio Cifra, Italian composer (b. 1584)
1656 - Stephan Otto, German composer, dies at 53
1823 - Daniel Steibelt, composer, dies at 57 [OS=Sept 20]
1842 - Jose Mariano Elizaga, composer, dies at 56
1915 - Russell Alexander, composer, dies at 38
1920 - Max Bruch, composer, dies at 82
1943 - Robert Nathaniel Dett, composer, dies at 60
1960 - Jaroslav Doubrava, composer, dies at 51
1970 - Alfred Julius Swan, composer, dies at 79
1970 - Anders Bo Leif Linde, composer, dies at 37
1971 - Bola de Nieve, Cuban singer, pianist, and songwriter (b. 1911)
1981 - Hazel Scott, Trinidadian singer/pianist, dies at 63
1983 - Gerald Strang, Canadian composer, dies at 75
1995 - Norman Ewart Thurston, musician, dies at 74
1996 - Frideswide Frances Emma Knight, musician/socialist, dies at 85
1998 - Gene Autry, American singer, actor, and entrepreneur (b. 1907)
2001 - Franz Biebl, German composer (b. 1906)

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