This Day in Music History
1944 : Cécile Chaminade, French composer and pianist, born Cécile Louise Stéphanie Chaminade, died in Monte Carlo, Monaco, at the age of 86.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (8 August 1857)
1996 : Bernard Edwards, American bass player and record producer, died of pneumonia while on tour in Tokyo, Japan, at the age of 43. (Chic)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (31 October 1952)
2012 : Dick Clark, American radio and television personality, known for hosting variety show, American Bandstand (1957-1987), born Richard Wagstaff Clark, died of a heart attack following surgery to fix an enlarged prostate at a health center in Santa Monica, California, at the age of 82.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (30 November 1929)