October 4 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
October 4

1927 : "Blind" Boone, American pianist and composer of ragtime music, born John William Boone, died of acute deflation of the heart in Warrensburg, Missouri, at the age of 63.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (17 April 1864)

1970 : Janis Joplin, American singer-songwriter, born Janis Lyn Joplin, died of a heroin overdose at the Landmark Hotel in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 27.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 January 1943)

Janis Joplin

1982 : Glenn Gould, Canadian pianist, born Glenn Herbert Gould, died after a stroke that caused brain damage, in a hospital in Toronto at the age of 50.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (25 September 1932)

1991 : J. Frank Wilson, American singer, died from alcoholism at the age of 49. (J. Frank Wilson and the Cavaliers - lead vocals)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 December 1941)

1994 : Danny Gatton, American guitarist who fused rockabilly, jazz and country, born Daniel Wood Gatton, committed suicide by shooting himself in Newburg, Maryland at the age of 49.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (4 September 1945)

1996 : Jerry Rivers, American folk and country fiddle player, died of cancer at the age of 68.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (25 August 1928)

1999 : Art Farmer, American jazz trumpeter and flugelhorn player, born Arthur Stewart Farmer, died of cardiac arrest in New York City at the age of 71.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (21 August 1928)

2004 : Mike Gibbins, Welsh drummer, born Michael George Gibbins, died in his sleep at his home in Oviedo, Florida, U.S.A., at the age of 55. (Badfinger)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 March 1949)

 Mike Gibbins

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