Deaths in June

From two days of celebrations to one of commiseration as we pay tribute to the 84 individuals from the music industry who joined the great gig in the sky during June.

1
Majek Fashek, 57, Nigerian reggae singer and songwriter
Joey Image, 63, American drummer
Wajid Khan, 43, Indian composer
Myroslav Skoryk, 81, Ukrainian composer
Marion Zarzeczna, 89, American pianist

2
Werner Böhm, 78, German singer and musician
Markéta Procházková-Lutková, 56, Czech composer and poet
Janine Reiss, 99, French vocal coach and harpsichordist
Chris Trousdale, 34, American singer and actor

3
Rosemarie Wright, 88, English pianist

4
Marcello Abbado, 93, Italian pianist and composer
Fabiana Anastácio, 45, Brazilian CCM singer
Dulce Nunes, 90, Brazilian artist, composer, singer, and music producer
Steve Priest, 72, British bassist and singer

5
Rupert Hine, 72, English musician, songwriter, and record producer

6
Allan Evans, 64, American record producer and musicologist
Marjan, 72, Iranian singer and actress

7
Frank Bey, 74, American blues singer
Floyd Lee, 86, American blues musician
Edith Thallaug, 90, Norwegian operatic singer and actress
Trần Quang Lộc, 74–75, Vietnamese musician, cancer

8
James Hand, 67, American country music singer-songwriter
Basen Murmu, 33, Indian singer
Uta Pilling, 71, German musician, songwriter, and painter
Bonnie Pointer, 69, American singer
Daniel Stolper, 85, American oboist

9
Paul Chapman, 66, Welsh rock guitarist
Pau Donés, 53, Spanish singer-songwriter and guitarist
Benny Likumahuwa, 73, Indonesian musician
Gigi Marga, 91, Romanian-American singer

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11
Katsuhisa Hattori, 83, Japanese composer
Abenny Jachiga, 33, Kenyan Ohangla musician
Nina Maria Leilani Deering, 34, American musician

12
Dodo Doris, 71, Congolese musician
Claude Ndam, 65, Cameroonian singer-songwriter
Porca Véia, 68, Brazilian Gaúcho music singer and accordionist
Ricky Valance, 84, Welsh singer

13
Angélique Pourreyron, 36, French singer
Marc Zermati, 75, French record producer and promoter

14
Nguea Laroute, 59–60, Cameroonian Makossa singer
Claude Samuel, 88, French music critic and radio executive
Lucy Scarbrough, 92, American classical pianist and teacher
Keith Tippett, 72, British jazz pianist and composer

15
Wolfram Lorenzen, 68, German pianist
Nana Tuffour, 66, Ghanaian highlife singer

16
Yuji Adachi, 56, Japanese guitarist and songwriter
Omondi Long’lilo, 37, Kenyan Benga musician
Yohan, 28, South Korean pop singer

17
Victor Feldbrill, 96, Canadian conductor and violinist
Hugh Fraser, 62, Canadian jazz musician

18
Hux Brown, 75, Jamaican guitarist
Nicolas Joel, 67, French opera director, GM of Paris Opera (2009–2014)
Ellington Jordan, 80, American songwriter
Dame Vera Lynn, 103, British singer

19
A. L. Raghavan, 87, Indian playback singer

20
Aaron Tokona, 45, New Zealand guitarist and singer

21
Jeet Singh Negi, 95, Indian folk singer and composer
Joan Pau Verdier, 73, French singer

22
José Cutileiro Jr., 61, Portuguese-Dutch musician

23
Ryan Anthony, 51, American trumpeter
Michael Falzon, 48, Australian musical actor and producer
Margarita Pracatan, 89, Cuban novelty singer

24
Jacques Demêtre, 96, French blues historian
Michael Hawley, 58, American pianist, educator, and visual artist
Jane Parker-Smith, 70, British classical organist
Claude Le Péron, 72, French bass guitarist

25
Jacques Coursil, 82, French jazz trumpeter and composer
Huey, 31, American rapper
Graeme Williamson, 71, Scottish rock singer

26
Sandra Feva, 73, American soul singer
Charles Lawton Jiles, 90, American musician and songwriter
Narcisa Toldrà, 96, Spanish musician.

27
Pete Carr, 70, American guitarist
Freddy Cole, 88, American jazz singer and pianist
Tom Finn, 71, American musician and DJ
Mats Rådberg, 72, Swedish singer

28
Manuel Donley, 92, Mexican-born American Tejano singer and musician
Luciano Rondinella, 86, Italian singer and actor

29
Stepa J. Groggs, 32, American rapper
Hachalu Hundessa, 34, Ethiopian musician and singer
Johnny Mandel, 94, American composer
Benny Mardones, 73, American singer-songwriter
Willie Wright, 80, American soul singer.

30
Walter Nita, Dutch singer