Deaths in Music for Year 1944

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Deaths 1 - 47 of 47

Jan 19th - Harold Fraser-Simson, composer, dies at 71
Feb 1st - Martin Lunssens, composer, dies at 72
Feb 4th - Yvette Guilbert, French singer and actress (b. 1867)
Feb 7th - Lina Cavalieri, Italian soprano (b. 1874)
Feb 11th - Ivan Sollertinski, friend of Russian composer D Sjostakovitsj, dies
Feb 16th - Edmund von Borck, composer, dies at 37
Feb 19th - Siegfried Garibaldi Kallenberg, composer, dies at 76
Mar 14th - Pavel Grigor'yevich, composer, dies at 66
Mar 20th - Felix Woyrsch, composer, dies at 83
Apr 2nd - Mikulas Moyzes, composer, dies at 71
Apr 4th - Karel Weis, composer, dies at 82
Apr 5th - Willy Derby, [Dieben], singer (Hello Bandoeng), dies
Apr 9th - Boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, composer, dies at 59
Apr 13th - Cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 86
Apr 18th - C├ęcile Chamindale, composer, dies
Apr 22nd - Mezio Agostini, composer, dies at 68
May 9th - Ethel Mary Smyth, composer, dies at 86
May 16th - Leone Sinigaglia, composer, dies at 75
Jun 5th - Riccardo Zandonai, composer, dies at 61
Jun 24th - Rio Gebhardt, composer, dies at 36
Jun 25th - Lucha Reyes, Mexican singer (b. 1906)
Jun 27th - Werner Wehrli, composer, dies at 52
Jul 5th - William Gillies Whittaker, composer, dies at 67
Jul 19th - Will Marion Cook, composer, dies at 75
Jul 27th - Victor Jean Leonard Vreuls, composer, dies at 68
Aug 16th - Roman Padlewski, composer, dies at 28
Aug 19th - Henry J Wood, English conductor (My Life of Music, Proms), dies at 75
Aug 23rd - Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer, dies at 63
Sep 3rd - Frantisek Alois Drdla, composer, dies at 75
Sep 7th - Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer, dies at 70
Sep 8th - Jan van Gilse, composer/Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 63
Sep 25th - Leo Justinus Kauffmann, composer, dies at 43
Sep 26th - Ernst Isler, composer, dies at 64
Oct 16th - Eric Westberg, composer, dies at 52
Oct 17th - Pavel Haas, composer, dies at 45
Oct 20th - Gabriel Groulez, composer, dies at 65
Oct 30th - Paul Emile Ladmirault, composer, dies at 66
Nov 12th - Edgar Stillman Kelley, US composer (Gulliver), dies at 87
Nov 12th - Roy Agnew, composer, dies at 51
Nov 13th - Paul Graener, composer, dies at 72
Nov 14th - Carl Flesch, Hungarian violinist (b. 1873)
Nov 24th - Vaclav Stepan, composer, dies at 54
Dec 15th - Glenn Miller, US band leader/jazz composer, dies at 40
Dec 16th - Glenn Miller, US jazz composer/orchestra leader (Danny boy), dies at 40
Dec 22nd - Antoine Mariotte, composer, dies on 69th birthday
Dec 24th - Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66
Dec 27th - Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, composer, dies at 77


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