August 1 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
August 1

1994 : George Dixon, American jazz trumpeter and multi-instrumentalist, died in Chicago, Illinois, at the age of 85.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (8 April 1909)

New Orleans, Louisiana

1997 : Sviatoslav Richter, famous Soviet pianist, died at Central Clinical Hospital in Moscow from a heart attack at the age of 82.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 March 1909)

2007 : Tommy Makem, internationally celebrated Irish folk musician, artist, poet and storyteller, born Thomas Makem, died from lung cancer in Dover, New Hampshire, U.S., at the age of 74.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (4 November 1932)

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