1848-08-06 - Nicola Vaccai

Nicola Vaccai, Italian composer, dies at 58

1853-08-06 - Josif Josifovich Genishta

Josif Josifovich Genishta, composer, dies at 57

1895-08-06 - George Frederick Root

George Frederick Root, composer, dies at 74

1904-08-06 - Eduard Hanslick

Eduard Hanslick, Austrian music critic (b. 1825)

1924-08-06 - John Henry Roberts

John Henry Roberts, composer, dies at 76

1928-08-06 - William Henry Grattan Flood

William Henry Grattan Flood, composer, dies at 68

1931-08-06 - Bix Beiderbecke

Bix Beiderbecke, American musician (b. 1903)

1935-08-06 - Alexander Gustav Adolfovich Winkler

Alexander Gustav Adolfovich Winkler, composer, dies at 70

1938-08-06 - Warner Oland

Warner Oland, actor (Werewolf of London, Jazz Singer), dies at 57

1965-08-06 - Peter Ronnefeld

Peter Ronnefeld, composer, dies at 30

1970-08-06 - Ingolf Dahl

Ingolf Dahl, German composer (Andante & Arioso), dies at 58

1974-08-06 - Gene Ammons

Gene Ammons, American jazz saxophonist (b. 1925)

1976-08-06 - Gregor Piatigorsky

Gregor Piatigorsky, Russian cellist, dies at 73

1983-08-06 - Klaus Nomi

Klaus Nomi, German singer (b. 1944)

1994-08-06 - Domenico Modugno

Domenico Modugno, Italian singer (Volare), dies at 66