Robin Gibb, pop singer and composer and member of the Bee Gees, died on 20 May 2012 aged 62
Bert Weedon, guitarist and author of the influential Play in a Day manual, died on 20 April 2012 aged 91
Davy Jones, actor and member of 1960s pop band The Monkees, died on 29 February 2012 aged 66
Sir John Dankworth, jazz composer, bandleader and saxophonist, died on 6 February aged 82
Sir Edward (“Ted”) Downes, operatic conductor, died on 10 July 2009 aged 85
Rick Wright, keyboard player, songwriter and founder member of Pink Floyd, died on 15 September 2008 aged 65.
Humphrey Lyttelton, jazz trumpeter, bandleader, broadcaster and journalist, died on 25 April 2008 aged 86.