On This Day

November 22, 1943 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Deaths in Music

  • Lorenz Hart, American lyricist (I Could Write A Book, My Funny Valentine) and half of the Broadway musical team Rodgers and Hart, dies of pneumonia from exposure after drinking heavily in NYC at 48
  • Pietro Alessandro Yon, Italian organist and composer, dies at 57
1943 in Music