Deaths in Music in 1952

  • Jan 11 Aureliano Pertile, Italian tenor (b. 1885)
  • Jan 14 Artur Kapp, Estonian composer (b. 1878)
  • Jan 20 Arthur Farwell, composer, dies at 74
  • Feb 2 Johann Babtist Thaller, composer, dies at 79
  • Feb 13 Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71
  • Mar 5 Vladimir Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer, dies at 63
  • Mar 22 Uncle Dave Macon, American musician (b. 1870)
  • Apr 11 Wadih Sabra, Lebanese composer (Kulluna lil Watan), dies at 76
  • Apr 23 Elisabeth Schumann, singer, dies
  • Apr 30 Charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies
  • May 6 Alberto Savinio, Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60
  • May 11 Giovanni Tebaldini, composer, dies at 87
  • May 15 Italo Montemezzi, composer, dies at 76
  • May 18 Rossetter Gleason Cole, composer, dies at 86
  • May 23 Georg Alfred Schumann, composer, dies at 85
  • Jun 9 Adolf Busch, German composer (b. 1891)
  • Jun 17 Alberto Williams, Argentine composer (Etrerno Reposo), dies at 89
  • Jun 19 Heinrich Schlusnus, German baritone (b. 1888)
  • Jun 24 Lodewijk Mortelmans, composer, dies at 84
  • Jul 2 Henriette H Bosmans, Dutch cello player/pianist/composer, dies at 56
  • Jul 3 Daniel Zamudio, composer, dies at 64
  • Jul 3 Henriette Bosmans, composer, dies
  • Jul 10 Rued Immanuel Langgaard, composer, dies at 58
  • Jul 22 Antonio Maria Valencia, composer, dies at 49
  • Jul 25 Herbert Murrill, composer, dies at 43
  • Jul 27 W de Basil, [US Voskresenski], Russia, ballet dancer, dies
  • Aug 11 Riccardo Martin, composer, dies at 77
  • Sep 6 Jose Forns y Cuadras, composer, dies at 54

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Sep 6 Gertrude Lawrence, English actress (Mimi, Rembrandt) and musical performer, dies of liver and abdominal cancer at 54

Actress and Musical Performer Gertrude Lawrence
Actress and Musical Performer
Gertrude Lawrence
  • Sep 28 Paul Hastings Allen, composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 24 Frederick Jacobi, composer, dies at 61
  • Oct 25 Sergei Bortkiewicz, composer, dies at 75
  • Nov 23 Albert van Raalte, conductor (Radio Philharmonic Orch), dies at 62
  • Nov 25 Antonio Guarnieri, composer, dies at 72
  • Nov 25 Jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer, dies at 71
  • Dec 28 Fletcher Henderson, American musician (b. 1897)
  • Dec 29 Beryl Rubinstein, composer, dies at 54