Deaths in Music in 1930

  • Jan 27 Jean Hure, French composer and organist, dies at 52
  • Feb 23 Horst Wessel, German nazi lyricist (Fahne Hoch), dies at 22
  • Apr 1 Cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner, dies at 92
  • Apr 3 Emma Albani, Canadian soprano (b. 1847)
  • May 8 Lvar Henning Mankell, composer, dies at 61
  • May 18 Joao Marcellino Arroyo, composer, dies at 68
  • Jul 15 Leopold von Auer, Hungarian/US violinist, dies
  • Jul 29 Alexander von Fielitz, composer, dies at 69
  • Aug 4 Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer, dies at 61
  • Aug 25 Siegfried Wagner, composer, dies at 61
  • Oct 1 Ricardo Drigo, composer, dies at 84
  • Dec 17 Peter Warlock [Philip Heseltine], British composer, dies of a probable suicide at 36
  • Dec 24 Oskar Nedbal, composer, dies at 56
  • Dec 25 Harvey Worthington Loomis, composer, dies at 65