IN MEMORIAM: Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths
2: Costa Cordalis, 75, Greek-born German schlager singer; Jacky Zimah, 63, Indonesian singer.
1: Oskar Kröher, 91, German folk singer; Sid Ramin, 100, American composer (West Side Story, Too Many Thieves, Stiletto), Oscar winner (1962); Boguslaw Schaeffer, 90, Polish composer, musicologist and graphic artist.
29: Gary Duncan, 72, American rock guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service), complications from a seizure.
27: Gualberto Castro, 84, Mexican singer (Los Hermanos Castro) and television personality (La Carabina de Ambrosio), complications from bladder cancer; Louis Thiry, 84, French organist and composer; Peter Westergaard, 88, American composer and music theorist.
24: Iván Erod, 83, Hungarian-Austrian composer and pianist.