August 23 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
August 23

1899 : Dwight Hamilton Baldwin, American piano manufacturer who introduced the Baldwin Piano, died in Cincinnati, Ohio, at the age of 78.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 September 1821)

1960 : Oscar Hammerstein II, American librettist, theatrical producer and theatre director for musicals, born Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II, died of stomach cancer in Doylestown, Pennsylvania at the age of 65.
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See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 July 1895)

1995 : Dwayne Goettel, Canadian multi-instrumentalist, born Dwayne Rudolph Goettel, died of a heroin overdose at his parents' house in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 31. (Skinny Puppy, aDuck (solo work))
See also: This Day in Music History Births (1 February 1964)

2001 : Eric Allandale, Dominican teacher, trombonist, songwriter, occasional singer and bandleader, born Eric Allendale Dubuissonin, died two years after suffering a stroke at the age of 65.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (4 March 1936)

Eric Allandale

2006 : Maynard Ferguson, Canadian jazz musician and bandleader, born Walter Maynard Ferguson, died of kidney and liver failure at a hospital in Ventura, California, at the age of 78.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (4 May 1928)

2008 : Jimmy Cleveland, American jazz trombonist, died in Lynwood, California, at the age of 82.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 May 1926)

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