On This Day

Deaths in Music in 1912

  • Mar 15 Louis van Westerhoven, Dutch actor, singer and opera director (Youth), dies at 58
  • Apr 30 FrantiĊĦek Kmoch, Czech composer and conductor, dies at 63
  • May 26 Jan Blockx, Belgian opera composer (Bride of the Sea), dies at 61
  • Aug 13 Jules Massenet, French opera composer (Werther, Manon), dies at 70
  • Aug 19 Alfonse Hasselmans, composer, dies at 67
  • Sep 1 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, African-British composer (Hiawatha's Wedding Feast), dies at 37
  • Sep 30 Mary Frances Allitsen, composer, dies at 63
  • Oct 3 Guido Papini, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 65
  • Oct 8 Wilhelm Kuhe, German composer, dies at 88
  • Oct 30 Jan Karol Gali, composer, dies at 56
  • Nov 6 Mykola Lysenko, Ukranian composer, conductor and ethnomusicologist, dies at 70
  • Nov 11 Joseph Wieniawski, composer, dies at 75