This Day in Music History
1993 : Mia Zapata born Mia Katherine Zapata, was murdered (beaten, raped and strangled) in Seattle, Washington, at the age of 27. (Gits - lead singer)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (25 August 1965)
2001 : Fred Neil American folk singer-songwriter (1960s /early 1970s), born in Cleveland, Ohio, died of natural causes, battling skin cancer, in Summerland Key, Florida, at the age of 65.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (16 March 1936)
2005 : Arthur Edlin Frederick Former calypso artist, songwriter and performer from Granada, is one of the 52 victims of the 7/7 terrorist attacks in the Piccadilly Line train at Russell Square, London.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (4 October 1944)
Some recordings of his songs are available here: www.exist-media.com/a-hidden-legend.php
2006 : Syd Barrett English singer, songwriter, guitarist, and painter. After suffering from diabetes for several years, he died from pancreatic cancer at his home in Cambridge, at the age of 60. (Pink Floyd 1965/68, Solo 1968/72)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (6 January 1946)