MUSICIANS WE LOST IN 2016

 

 

MUSICIANS WE LOST IN 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is a list of some of the musicians and music related-personalities who died in 2016.

 

 

 

 

JANUARY 3

PAUL BLEY

JASON MACKENROTH  /  ROLLINS BAND DRUMMER 1998 - 2004, MOTHER SUPERIOR, BLUE MAN GROUP 

JANUARY 5

PIERRE BOULEZ

JABUARY 8

OTIS CLAY 

JANUARY 10

DAVID BOWIE

JANUARY 13

GIORGIO GOMELSKY 

JANUARY 17

DALE "BUFFIN" GRIFFIN 

JANUARY 18

GLENN FREY

JANUARY 26

BLACK

JANUARY 28

PAUL KANTNER

SIGNE ANDERSON

JANUARY 31

JON BUNCH  /  US HARDCORE PUNK SINGER SONGWRITER (REASON TO BELIEVE), POST-HARDCORE (SENSE FIELD, WAR GENERATION), EMO (FURTHER SEEMS FOREVER), NEMESIS RECOERDS, REVELATION RECORDS, SUICIDAL O.D.  

FEBRUARY 3

BRAD KENT  /  VANCOUVER PUNK GUITAR,  THE SKULLS, D.O.A., THE WASTED LIVES, THE AVENGERS, VICTORIAN PORK, THE SICK ONES, THE 45'S   

FEBRUARY 4

MAURICE WHITE

FEBRUARY 15

VANITY

MARCH 17

STEVE YOUNG 

FEBRUARY 19

VI SUBVERSA (FRANCES SOKOLOV)  /  UK SINGER GUITARIST, POISON GIRLS, RADICAL FEMINIST, BECAME PUNK ROCKER AT 44 & MOTHER OF TWO (KIDS IN FATAL MICROBES, RUBELLA BALLET), DOC FILM SHE'S A PUNK ROCKER

FEBRUARY 22

SONNY JAMES 

FEBRUARY 25

JOHN CHILTON

MARCH 3

JOHN THOMAS 

MARCH 5

NIKOLAUS HARNONCOURT

MARCH 8

GEORGE MARTIN

CLAUS OGERMAN   (born 1930 in Raciborz)

ANDREW LOOMIS  /  DRUMMER, US (PORTLAND) DIY PUNK ROCK (COUNTRY INFL.) BAND DEAD MOON, ALSO THE SHINY THINGS

JOHN MORTHLAND 

MARCH  9

NANÁ VASCONCELOS

MARCH 10

ERNESTINE ANDERSON

KEITH EMERSON

MARCH 14

PETER MAXWELL DAVIES

MARCH 16

FRANK SINATRA JR. 

MARCH 23

JIMMY RILEY

PHIFE DAWG 

MARCH 26

DAVID BAKER

APRIL 2

GATO BARBIERI

APRIL 4

ELZBIETA DZIEBOWSKA

GÉTATCHÈW MÈKURYA

APRIL 6

MERLE HAGGARD

DENNIS DAVIS

APRIL 7

JIMMIE VAN ZANT 

APRIL 9

TONY CONRAD

APRIL 12

FLOYD AUGUST "GIB" GUILBEAU 

APRIL 13

JEREMY STEIG

APRIL 19

RICHARD LYONS

PETE ZORN 

APRIL 21

LONNIE MACK

PRINCE

APRIL 24

BILLY PAUL

PAPA WEMBA

MAY 1

DOUG RANEY 

MAY 4

URSULA MAMLOK

MAY 5

ISAO TOMITA

MAY 7

JOHN STABB (JOHN DUKES SCHROEDER)  /  US HARDCORE PUNK SINGER, JOURNALIST, ACTOR, FOUNDING MEMBER OF GOVERNMENT ISSUE (OTHER BANDS: BETTY BLUE, THE FACTORY INCIDENT, STABB, STAIN, EMMA PEEL, WEATHERHEAD, HISTORY REPEATED, GLEE CLUB)

MAY 11

MARIA MORBITZER

JOE TEMPERLEY

MAY 13

BUSTER COOPER

MAY 17

GUY CLARK

MAY 19

JOHN BERRY  /  THE ORIGINAL & FOUNDING MEMBER AND GUITARIST OF US NYC HARDCORE (NOT HIP-HOP AS ROLLING STONE MAG SAYS) BAND BEASTIE BOYS (1981). PLAYED ON POLLY WOG STEW EP (1982) AND INVENTED THE BAND'S NAME

MAY 21

NICK MENZA

JUNE 3

DAVE SWARBRICK 

JUNE 13

ANAHID AJEMIAN

JUNE 14

HENRY McCULLOUGH

JUNE 16

SIR CHARLES THOMPSON

JUNE 18

PETER FEUCHTWANGER

JUNE 22

MIKE HART

JUNE 23

RALPH STANLEY 

JUNE 24

BERNIE WORRELL 

JUNE 27

BONNY "MACK" RICE

JUNE 28

SCOTTY MOORE

JUNE 29

ROB WASSERMAN

JUNE 30

DON FRIEDMAN

JULY 15

CHARLES DAVIS

JULY 16

ALAN VEGA  /  US SINGER, MUSICIAN, SCULPTOR, PAINTER, PUNK, NO WAVE, ELECTRONIC PROTO PUNK SUICIDE (DUO w/MARTIN REV), POST PUNK THE SISTERHOOD (w/ANDREW ELDRITCH), RIC OCASEK, AL JOURGENSEN, LYDIA LUNCH, GENESIS P-ORRIDGE

CLAUDE WILLIAMSON

JULY 19

TAMÁS SOMLÓ

JULY 26

SANDY PEARLMAN

JULY 27

DUCHESS DeSADE  /  LA PUNK SINGER

JULY 30

NIGEL GRAY 

AUGUST 6

PETE FOUNTAIN 

JÓZSEF LAUX 

AUGUST 13

CONNIE CROTHERS

AUGUST 14 

JAMES WOOLLEY 

AUGUST 15

BOBBY HUTCHERSON

AUGUST 19

DEREK SMITH

AUGUST 21

HEADLEY BENNETT

AUGUST 22

GILLI SMYTH

TOOTS THIELEMANS

AUGUST 25

RUDY VAN GELDER

SEPTEMBER 1

FRED HELLERMAN

SEPTEMBER 6

LEWIS MERENSTEIN 

SEPTEMBER 8

PRINCE BUSTER

SEPTEMBER 14

DON BUCHLA

SEPTEMBER 21

JOHN D. LOUDERMILK

SEPTEMBER 24

BUCKWHEAT ZYDECO

SEPTEMBER 25

JEAN SHEPARD

DATE UNKNOWN

ROD TEMPERTON 

OCTOBER 2

NEVILLE MARRINER

JOAN MARIE JOHNSON 

OCTOBER 4

CAROLINE CRAWLEY

OCTOBER 18

PHIL CHESS

OCTOBER 23

PETE BURNS 

OCTOBER 24

EUGENIUSZ RUDNIK

BOBBY VEE

OCTOBER 26

PINISE SAUL

OCTOBER 27

BOBBY WELLINS 

NOVEMBER 1

BAP KENNEDY 

NOVEMBER 2

BOB CRANSHAW

NOVEMBER 3

KAY STARR

NOVEMBER 4

JEAN-JACQUES PERREY 

NOVEMBER 6

ZOLTÁN KOCSIS 

NOVEMBER 7

LEONARD COHEN

NOVEMBER 9

AL CAIOLA

NOVEMBER 11

VICTOR BAILEY 

NOVEMBER 13

LEON RUSSELL

NOVEMBER 15

MOSE ALLISON

NOVEMBER 16

ROBERT PAISTE

NOVEMBER 17

DON WALLER  /  PUNK ROCK SINGER (PROTO-PUNK IMPERIAL DOGS), JOURNALIST (MOJO, BILLBOARD, RADIO & RECORDS, LA TIMES), PUBLISHER (BACK DOOR MAN MUSIC MAG), WROTE THE MOTOWN STORY BOOK (1986) 

NOVEMBER 18

SHARON JONES 

NOVEMBER 24

PAULINE OLIVEROS

NOVEMBER 29

ALLAN ZAVOD 

DECEMBER 1

MICKY FITZ

DECEMBER 2

CASH ASKEW

DECEMBER 4

RADIM HLADÍK  /  JAZZ, ROCK GUITAR, MODRÝ EFEKT, BLUE EFFECT, JIŘÍ STIVÍN, MARTIN KRATOCHVÍL, JAZZ Q, MARIÁN VARGA

DECEMBER 6

MICHAEL WHITE

DECEMBER 7

GREG LAKE

DECEMBER 11

ESMA REDŽEPOVA

DECEMBER 24

RICK PARFITT

DECEMBER 25

GEORGE MICHAEL

ALPHONSE MOUZON

64 MEMBERS OF THE ALEXANDROW ENSEMBLE CHOIR

DECEMBER 28

DEBBIE REYNOLDS 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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