Famous People Who Died in March 1918

  • Mar 1 Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, Swedish composer, dies at 64
  • Mar 2 Hubert Howe Bancroft, American historian, ethnologist (History of Pacific States), dies at 85
  • Mar 4 Eugène d'Harcourt, French composer and conductor, dies at 58
  • Mar 10 Jim McCormick, Scottish-born American baseball pitcher and manager (first Scot in MLB; NL wins leader 1880, 82; NL ERA leader 1883), dies at 61
  • Mar 13 Karel Stecker, Czech organist, pedagogue, and composer of organ and sacred music dies at 57
  • Mar 14 Lucretia Garfield, First Lady of the United States as the wife of James A. Garfield (1881), dies at 85
  • Mar 15 George Alexander [Samson], British actor, theatre producer and manager, dies at 59
  • Mar 15 Jose Silvestre de los Dolores White Lafitte, composer, dies at 82
  • Mar 15 Lili [Marie-Juliette Olga] Boulanger, French composer (first female winner of the Prix de Rome composition prize), dies at 24
  • Mar 18 Willem Coenen, composer, dies at 80
  • Mar 19 Willem H de Beaufort, Dutch historian/liberal politician, dies at 73
  • Mar 20 Lewis A. Grant, American Civil War General (b. 1828)
  • Mar 23 César Cortinas, Uruguayan composer, dies of tuberculosis at 27
  • Mar 24 Théophile "Théo" Ysaÿe, Belgian composer and pianist, dies at 53

Claude Debussy

Mar 25 Claude Debussy, French composer (Nocturnes, La Mer), dies of cancer at 55

  • Mar 26 Caesar A. Cui, Lithuanian fort builder and composer, dies at 83
  • Mar 28 Johann Christoph Lauterbach, German violinist and concert master, dies at 87