2013

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Jan

1

  • Patti Page (85) dies in in Encinitas, CA

10

  • Steve Howe quits Asia for the third time

17

  • Nic Potter (61) dies in London

25

  • Eighteen band and crew members of the group Kombo Kolombia are kidnapped by ten gunmen at a show in Monterrey, Mexico. Accused of belonging to a rival drug cartel, seventeen are executed and their bodies dumped in a well.

29

  • Butch Morris (65) dies in New York of lung cancer

30

  • Patty Andrews (94) dies in Los Angeles

Feb

1

  • Cecil Womack (65) dies in South Africa

4

  • Donald Byrd (80) dies in Dover, DE
  • Pat Halcox (82) dies in London
  • Reg Presley (71) dies in Andover, Hampshire of lung cancer

14

  • Tim Dog (46) has his death announced  due to complications from diabetes. The FBI issue a warrant for his arrest in May claiming that the death was faked.
  • George Francis “Shadow” Morton (72) dies in Laguna Beach, CA of cancer

16

  • Tony Sheridan (72) dies in Hamburg following heart surgery

18

  • Kevin Ayers (68) dies in Montolieu, France
  • Damon Harris (62) dies in Baltimore of prostate cancer

21

  • Cleotha Staples (78) dies in Chicago

24

  • Mychael Danna’s music for Ang Lee’s film Life of Pi wins the best original score Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards

27

  • Richard Street (70) dies in Las Vegas of a pulmonary embolism

Mar

3

  • Bobby Rogers (73) dies in Detroit

6

  • Stompin’ Tom Connors (77) dies in Ballinafad, Ontario of renal failure
  • Alvin Lee (68) dies in Spain of complications following routine surgery

7

  • Kenny Ball (82) dies in Basildon of pneumonia
  • Peter Banks (65) dies in London of heart failure
  • Claude King (90) dies in Shreveport, LA
  • David Lang’s Wed for strings premiered in Adelaide

12

  • Clive Burr (56) dies in London of multiple sclerosis

16

  • Jason Molina (39) dies in Minneapolis of multiple organ failure caused by alcohol abuse
  • Bobbie Smith (76) dies in Detroit

20

  • Risë Stevens (99) dies in New York

30

  • Phil Ramone (79) dies in New York of a brain aneurysm

Apr

18

  • Cordell Mosson (60) dies

26

  • George Jones (81) dies in Nashville of respiratory failure

May

2

  • Jeff Hanneman (49) dies in Los Angeles of liver failure

5

  • David Lang’s Man Made for percussion quartet and orchestra premiered in London

6

  • Steve Martland (53) dies in London following a heart attack

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