Famous People Who Died in February 1927

  • Feb 4 Thomas Laub, Danish organist and composer, dies at 74
  • Feb 5 Inayat Khan, Indian singer, musicologist, and philosopher (founder of Sufi Order - London, 1914), dies at 44
  • Feb 6 Daniel François Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist and banker, dies at 71
  • Feb 6 Sam Maguire, Irish Republican and Gaelic footballer (b. 1879)
  • Feb 13 Brooks Adams, American philosopher (New Empire), dies at 78
  • Feb 16 Friedrich Reinitzer, Austrian chemist and botanist (discovered properties of liquid crystals), dies at 69
  • Feb 19 Georg Brandes [Cohen], Danish literary-historian and critic, dies at 85
  • Feb 19 Robert Fuchs, Austrian composer, and teacher (Vienna Conservatory, 1875-1912), dies at 80
  • Feb 23 Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson, Icelandic composer (Lofsöngur - National Anthem of Iceland), dies at 79
  • Feb 26 Willie Simms, American jockey (US Champion Jockey by wins 1893, 94; Kentucky Derby 1896, 98; Preakness Stakes 1898; Belmont Stakes 1893, 94), dies at 57