June 12 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
June 12

1917 : Teresa Carreño Venezuelan pianist, singer, composer, and conductor, died in New York City at the age of 63.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (22 December 1853)

1957 : James "Jimmy" Dorsey prominent American jazz musician and composer, died at the age of 53.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 February 1904)

1978 : Johnny Bond died of a heart attack at the age of 63.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (1 June 1915)

1989 : Lou Monte, Italian American singer, born Louis Scaglione, died at the age of 72.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (4 April 1917)

2006 : Gyorgy Ligeti, Hungarian composer of contemporary classical music, born György Sándor Ligeti, died of an undisclosed illness in Vienna, Austria, at the age of 82. He had been ill for several years and had used a wheelchair the last three years of his life.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (28 May 1923)

 

2011 : Carl Gardner, American singer, died of heart failure at the age of 83. (Coasters - vocals /lead in their hits "Charlie Brown" and "Yakety Yak")
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 April 1928)

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