September 20 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
September 20

1957 : Jean Sibelius, Finnish composer of the late Romantic period, born Johan Julius Christian Sibelius, died of a brain hemorrhage at his home "Ainola", on the shores of Lake Tuusula in Järvenpää, Fnnland, at the age of 91.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (8 December 1865)

1973 : Jim Croce, American singer-songwriter, born James Joseph Croce, died in a plane crash in Natchitoches, Louisiana, at the age of 30.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (10 January 1943)

1984 : Steve Goodman, American folk music singer-songwriter, died of leukemia in Seattle, Washington, at the age of 36.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (25 July 1948)

2007 : Mahlon Clark, American musician, died from natural causes in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 84. (Lawrence Welk Show [1962-68] - clarinet, saxophone, flute)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (7 March 1923)

Mahlon Clark

2008 : Nappy Brown, American R&B singer, born Napoleon Brown Goodson Culp, died in his sleep while hospitalized for a series of ailments in Charlotte, North Carolina, at the age of 78.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 October 1929)

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