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Musicians, Composers and Music Industry 1998

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o John Addison (16 March 1920 - 7 December 1998)
composer
o John Hanson (John Stanley Watts) (31 August 1922 - 4 December 1998)
Singer
o Robert Sherwood (Bob or Hag) Haggart (13 March 1914 - 2 December 1998)
bassist, composer, arranger
o Roy Kenneth Burrowes (26 February 1926 - 2 December 1998)
musician
o George Van Eps (7 August 1913 - 29 November 1998)
jazz guitarist
o Pepe Kalle (Kabasele Yampanya) (30 December 1951 - 29 November 1998)
Singer
o Roland Alphonso (12 January 1931 - 20 Nov 1998)
musician
o Robin Hall (27 June 1937 - 18 November 1998)
folk singer
o Reinette l'Oranaise (Sultana Daoud) (1918 - 17 November 1998)
singer
o Kenny Kirkland (28 September 1955 - 13 November 1998)
pianist and keyboard player
o Clive Richardson (23 June 1909 - 11 November 1998)
composer
o Gérard Grisey (1946 - 11 Nov 1998)
composer
o Pat 'Paddy' Clancy (1922 - 10 November 1998)
folk singer
o Eugene Powell (23 December 1908 - 4 November 1998)
guitarist
o Johnny Williams Jr. (13 March 1908 - 23 October 1998)
jazz bassist
o Jimmy Driftwood (James Corbett Morris) (20 Jun 1917 - 12 Jul 1998)
Folk musician and folklorist
o Danny KYle (12 Dec 1939 - 5 Jul 1998)
Folk singer
o Renato Capecchi (6 Nov 1923 - 30 Jun 1998)
Operatic singer
o Hermann Prey (11 Jul 1929 - 23 Jun 1998)
Baritone
o Gerhard Gundermann (21 Feb 1955 - 21 Jun 1998)
Songwriter and miner
o Roger Bevan (27 Jun 1918 - 21 Jun 1998)
Teacher
o Beryl Audrey Bryden (11 May 1920 - 14 Jun 1998)
Jazz singer
o Anne Wood (2 Aug 1908 - 12 Jun 1998)
Contralto and opera administrator
o Johnny Johnston (10 Jul 1919 - 10 Jun 1998)
Musician and jingle writer
o Jerry Neil Capehart (1929 - 7 Jun 1998)
Songwriter
o George Kelly (31 Jul 1915 - 24 May 1998)
Musician
o Dorothy Donegan (6 Apr 1922 - 19 May 1998)
Pianist and vocalist
o Francis Albert Sinatra (12 Dec 1915 - 15 May 1998)
Singer, actor
o Talat Mahmood (24 Feb 1924 - 9 May 1998)
Singer and actor
o Eddie Rabbitt (Eddie Thomas) (27 Nov 1941 - 7 May 1998)
Singer
o James Richard Skidmore (8 Feb 1916 - 22 Apr 1998)
Jazz saxophonist
o Linda McCartney (24 Sep 1941 - 17 Apr 1998)
Photographer, Cook, Vegetarian, Musician
o Rose Maddox (15 Aug 1925 - 15 Apr 1998)
Country music singer
o Cecil Jacob "Flash" Winston (6 Sep 1923 - 15 Apr 1998)
Musician
o Joan Heal (17 Oct 1922 - 12 Apr 1998)
Actress and singer
o Irving Brodky (1902 - 7 Apr 1998)
Pianist, arranger and composer
o Alvin "Red" Tyler (5 Dec 1925 - 4 Apr 1998)
Saxophonist
o Rozz Williams (Roger Alan Painter) (6 Nov 1963 - 1 Apr 1998)
Singer
o Catherine Sauvage (Janine Saunier) (26 May 1929 - 20 Mar 1998)
Singer
o Bernarr Rainbow (2 Oct 1914 - 17 Mar 1998)
Musicologist
o Basil "Manenberg" Coetzee (2 Feb 1944 - 12 Mar 1998)
Musician
o Leonie Rysanek (12 Nov 1926 - 7 Mar 1998)
Dramatic Soprano
o Todd Duncan (12 Feb 1903 - 27 Feb 1998)
Singer
o Geoffrey Bush (23 Mar 1920 - 24 Feb 1998)
Composer
o John William Martindale Sidwell (23 Feb 1916 - 20 Feb 1998)
Organist and choirmaster
o Louis Marshal "Grandpa" Jones (20 Oct 1913 - 19 Feb 1998)
Musician
o Bob Merrill (17 May 1921 - 17 Feb 1998)
Songwriter
o Anton Rosenberg (1926 - 14 Feb 1998)
Painter and pianist
o Carl Dean Wilson (21 Dec 1946 - 7 Feb 1998)
Musician
o Johann Hoelzel (Falco) (19 Feb 1957 - 6 Feb 1998)
Musician
o Tim Kelly (13 Jan 1963 - 5 Feb 1998)
Guitarist
o Nicholas Webb (1954 - 5 Feb 1998)
Musician
o Shinichi Suzuki (17 Oct 1898 - 26 Jan 1998)
Music teacher
o Roy Porter (30 Jul 1923 - 25 Jan 1998)
Jazz drummer and composer
o Carl Perkins (9 Apr 1932 - 19 Jan 1998)
Singer and songwriter
o David (Junior) Kimbrough (1930 - 16 Jan 1998)
Blues musician
o Peter Diamand (8 Jun 1913 - 16 Jan 1998)
Artistic administrator
o Amos "Jujior" Wells (9 Dec 1934 - 15 Jan 1998)
Blues musician
o Klaus Tennstedt (6 Jun 1926 - 11 Jan 1998)
Conductor
o Michael Tippett (2 Jan 1905 - 8 Jan 1998)
Composer
o Owen Bradley (21 Oct 1915 - 7 Jan 1998)
Record executive
o Sonny (Salvatore) Bono (16 Feb 1935 - 5 Jan 1998)
Singer and politician
o Georgi Sviridov (16 Dec 1915 - 5 Jan 1998)
Composer
o John Gary (29 Nov 1932 - 4 Jan 1998)
Singer
o Charlie Foxx (29 October 1939 - 18 September 1988)
Singer, guitarist, songwriter and record producer


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