Deaths in Music in 1938

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  • Feb 21st Albert Huybrechts, composer, dies at 39
  • Mar 2nd Ben Harney, American composer and pianist (b. 1871)
  • Mar 9th Sydney Baynes, composer, dies at 59
  • Mar 18th Cyril Rootham, composer, dies at 62
  • Apr 10th Joe "King" Oliver, American musician (b. 1885)
  • Apr 18th Richard Runciman Terry, musicologist, dies
  • Aug 2nd Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer, dies at 76
  • Aug 6th Warner Oland, actor (Werewolf of London, Jazz Singer), dies at 57
  • Aug 10th Joseph Moorat, composer, dies at 73
  • Aug 14th Landon Ronald, composer/pianist, dies at 65

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Aug 16th Robert Johnson, US Delta-blues singer/guitarist, poisoned at 27

Singer and guitarist Robert Johnson
Singer and guitarist
Robert Johnson
  • Nov 21st Leopold Godowsky, pianist/composer, dies at 68
  • Dec 4th Dina Appeldoorn, Dutch pianist/composer, dies at 54
  • Dec 5th Christina "Dina" Koudijs-van Appeldoorn, pianist/composer, dies at 54
  • Dec 10th Mario Pilati, composer, dies at 35
  • Dec 14th Marie FM Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine), dies at 76