Deaths in Music in May 1983

  • May 4 Nino Sanzogno, Italian composer, dies at 72
  • May 6 Kai Winding, Danish-American Jazz musician and trombonist (Georgia On My Mind), dies of a brain tumor at 60
  • May 16 Carel Brons, Dutch composer, dies at 52
  • May 21 Finn Einar Mortensen, composer, dies at 61
  • May 27 Arnoldus Christian Vlok van Wyk, composer, dies at 67