Thomas Füri was born on July 22, 1947, in Bern, and died on July 23, 2017. He was a Swiss violinist, and a teacher at the Hochschule für Musik Basel. Furi studied with his father Erich Füri and with Max Rostal at the Hochschule für Musik Bern. He completed his studies with Ivan Galamian at ..
Amir Fryszer Guttman was born on April 25, 1976 and died on July 23, 2017. He was an Israeli singer, musician, choreographer, actor, and theater director. Amir died from drowning after being swept away with his niece, whom he had held above water; his niece survived. Amir Fryszer Guttman passed away at 41 ..
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu was born on January 22, 1971 and died on July 25, 2017. He was an Indigenous Australian musician. He sang in Yolŋu languages and English. He was the first of four sons born to Ganyinurra (Daisy) and Nyambi (Terry) Yunupingu, he was born in Galiwin’ku, Elcho Island in 1971, off the coast ..
Errol Dyers was died on July 21, 2017. He was a South African musician and guitarist and pioneer of Cape jazz/goema. He came from a musical family but taught himself music playing on the streets of Cape Town. became known for his pioneering fusion of Cape jazz and goema. He performed alongside numerous other musicians, ..
Albert Geoffrey McElhinney was born on December 20, 1922 and died on 21 July 2017. He better known as Geoff Mack. He was a country singer-songwriter. McElhinney was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia on 13 June 2005 with the citation, For service to country music and to the community, particularly through support ..
Andrea Elisabeth Maria Jürgens was born on May 15, 1967 and died on July 20, 2017. She was a German schlager singer. Jürgens became famous as a child star in the late 1970s when she had her first hit with “Und dabei liebe ich euch beide” (And Yet I Love You Both) at age 10. ..
Chester Charles Bennington was born on March 20, 1976 and died on July 20, 2017. He was an American singer and songwriter. He was best known as the frontman for the rock band Linkin Park. Chester Bennington was also the lead singer for Dead by Sunrise and fronted Stone Temple Pilots from 2013 to 2015. ..
Wilfried was born Wilfried Scheutz on June 24, 1950 in Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee, Austria and died on July 16, 2017. He was an Austrian singer-songwriter and actor. Wilfried was known for representing Austria in the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest with his song “Lisa Mona Lisa”. Wilfried was also an actor with his best known ..
Graham Wood was born on September 15, 1971 and died on July 19, 2017. He was an Australian jazz pianist. He started at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in Perth, Western Australia in 2001 as a lecturer on jazz piano, became Head of the Jazz Department in 2005, Program Director of Music in ..
Warrick L. Carter was born on May 6, 1942, in Charlottesville, Virginia and died on July 15, 2017. He was an American music educator, executive and president of Columbia College Chicago. Himself and his brothers participated in a choir that his father started and his mother taught piano lessons at home. Carter earned a B.S. ..