This Day in Music History
1883 : Richard Wagner, German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor, born Wilhelm Richard Wagner, died of a heart attack in Venice, Italy, at the age of 69.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (22 May 1813)
1999 : Toni Fisher aka Miss Toni Fisher, American pop singer, died of a heart attack in Los Angeles, California, or in Hyrum, Utah, at the age of 67 or 68 (born 1931, precise date not known).
2002 : Waylon Jennings, American country music singer, songwriter and musician, born Waylon Arnold Jennings, died in his sleep of diabetic complications in Chandler, Arizona, at the age of 64.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 June 1937)
2010 : Dale Hawkins, American pioneer rock singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist, born Delmar Allen Hawkins, died from colon cancer in Little Rock, Arkansas, at the age of 73.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (22 August 1936)