Deaths in Music in 1924

  • Jan 2 Sabine Baring-Gould, English composer and novelist (b. 1834)
  • Jan 4 Alfred Grünfeld, Austrian pianist, composer (b. 1852)
  • Jan 15 Geza Zichy, Hungarian composer and one-armed pianist, dies at 74
  • Jan 29 Joseph Ludwig, composer, dies at 79
  • Feb 5 Alexis Hollander, composer, dies at 83
  • Feb 15 Lionel Monckton, English composer (Country Girl), dies at 62
  • Feb 17 Oskar Merikanto, composer, dies at 55
  • Feb 21 Salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78
  • Mar 18 John Frederick Bridge, composer, dies at 79
  • Mar 19 Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/author, dies at 71
  • Mar 26 Augusto de Oliviera Machado, composer, dies at 78
  • Mar 27 Walter Parratt, composer, dies at 83
  • Mar 29 Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/writer, dies at 71
  • Apr 15 Eduardo Caudella, composer, dies at 82
  • Apr 26 Josef Labor, Austrian composer, dies at 82
  • May 12 Charles Henri Marechal, composer, dies at 82
  • May 25 Theodore Morse, composer, dies at 51
  • May 26 Johann Heinrich Beck, composer, dies at 67
  • May 26 Victor Herbert, Irish/US cellist/composer/conductor, dies at 65
  • Jun 11 Theodore Dubois, composer, dies at 86
  • Jun 23 Cecil [James] Sharp, English folk musician, dies at 64
  • Jul 27 Ferruccio Busoni, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 58
  • Aug 6 John Henry Roberts, composer, dies at 76
  • Aug 7 Camille Zeckwer, composer, dies at 49
  • Aug 13 Julian Aguirre, composer, dies at 56
  • Sep 11 Mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer, dies at 57
  • Sep 13 Pekka Hannikainen, composer, dies at 69
  • Sep 15 Anthony Johnson Showalter, American gospel composer, dies at 66
  • Oct 5 Joseph Vezina, composer, dies at 75
  • Oct 12 Monroe A Althouse, composer, dies at 71
  • Oct 21 Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 76
  • Nov 4 Gabriel Urbain Faure, French composer (Requiem), dies at 79
  • Nov 8 Sergey Mikhaylovich Lyapunov, composer, dies at 64
  • Nov 16 Alexander Andreyevich Archangel'sky, composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 16 Edward Everett Rice, composer, dies at 75

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Nov 29 Giacomo Puccini, Italian composer (Mme Butterfly), dies in Brussels at 65

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  • Dec 8 Franz X Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha), dies at 74
  • Dec 9 Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer (Gisbertus of Aemstel), dies at 70