IN MEMORIAM: Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths
8: Coriún Aharonián, 77, Uruguayan electroacoustic music composer and musicologist; László Aradszky, 82, Hungarian pop singer.
7: Jimmy Beaumont, 76, American singer (The Skyliners); Jan Arvid Johansen, 70, Norwegian musician, cancer.
6: Monojit Datta, 54, Indian musician; Bunny Sigler, 76, American songwriter and record producer (The O’Jays, The Roots, Patti LaBelle), heart attack.
5: Alvin DeGuzman, American guitarist (The Icarus Line), cancer; Borislav Oslovcan, 57, Serbian bassist (Pekinška Patka).
4: Jerry Ross, 84, American producer and songwriter (“I’m Gonna Make You Love Me”), founder of Heritage and Colossus Records, prostate cancer; Dick Schallies, 89, Dutch composer (“‘n Beetje”, “Wat een geluk”, “Wat een dag”).
2: Skip Haynes, 71, American musician and songwriter, cancer; Klaus Huber, 92, Swiss composer and academic; Azra Kolakovic, 40, Bosnian pop singer, cancer; Tom Petty, 66, American Hall of Fame musician (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Traveling Wilburys) and voice actor (King of the Hill), heart attack.