Egil Kapstad was born on August 6, 1940, Oslo, Norway and died on July 13, 2017, Oslo. He was a Norwegian jazz pianist, composer and arranger. Kapstad stands behind the music for more than 50 productions for theater, and has also composed for film and television drama. Kapstad has written a number of classical works ..
Melvyn “Deacon” Jones was born on December 12, 1943 and died on July 6, 2017. He was an organist and founding member of Baby Huey & the Babysitters. During the year 1963, along with Johnny Ross and Jimmy Ramey, Jones formed Baby Huey & the Babysitters, went on to become a well known live attraction ..
Tamara Grigoryevna Miansarova (née Remnyova) was born on March 5, 1931 and died on July 12, 2017. He was a Soviet and Russian lyric soprano pop singer and professor of Russian Academy of Theatre Arts. He best known for her hit May There Always Be Sunshine. Tamara Grigoryevna Miansarova passed away at 86 ..
Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini was born on October 7, 1929, in Bologna and died on July 11, 2017, in Bologna. He was an Italian organist, harpsichordist, musicologist and composer. Tagliavini conducted studies in music classes organ, piano and composition with Riccardo Nielsen to Conservatory of Bologna and Paris Conservatory (in the class of Marcel Dupré). He ..
Raymond Chikapa Enock Phiri was born on March 23, 1947, in Mpumalanga and died on July 12, 2017. He was a South African jazz, fusion and mbaqanga musician. He came from Malawian immigrant worker and South African guitarist nicknamed “Just Now” Phiri. Phiri became founding member of the Cannibals in the 1970s. After the Cannibals ..
Seiji Yokoyama was born on March 17, 1935 and died on July 8, 2017. He was a prolific Japanese incidental music composer from Hiroshima. He was best known for his work on the Space Pirate Captain Harlock and Saint Seiya series. Yokoyama was a graduate student of Kunitachi College of Music. Yokoyama made his debut ..
Francisca Rico Martínez was born on October 13, 1929 and died on July 9, 2017. She was better known as Paquita Rico. Rico was a Spanish film actress. Rico appeared in 30 films between 1948 and 1983. Paquita starred in the film Let’s Make the Impossible!, which was entered into the 8th Berlin International Film ..
Egil Monn-Iversen was born on April 14, 1928 and died on July 7, 2017. He was one of the most influential modern composers in Norway. Monn-Iversen has had many important roles in Norwegian music, film, opera, television, comedy and theater. For a time he had so much influence in Norwegian culture that he got the ..
Karunamoy Goswami was born on March 11, 1942 and died on June 30, 2017. He was a Bangladeshi musicologist and litterateur. Goswami was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2012 by the Government of Bangladesh for his contribution to fine arts. Goswami was known as a Nazrul Geeti exponent. Karunamaya Goswami passed away at 74 ..
David Lewis Yewdall died on July 4, 2017. He was an American production sound mixer. Yewdall worked with Roger Corman on Battle Beyond the Stars and as the co-supervising sound editor on Talvisot. Yewdall published a book about the profession in 2007, Practical art of motion picture sound, which was called a “must-read for all ..