On This Day

Musicians Who Died in August 1912

Person of interestJules Massenet

Aug 13 Jules Massenet, French opera composer (Werther; Manon), dies of abdominal cancer at 70

Composer Jules Massenet
Composer
Jules Massenet
  • Aug 19 Alphonse Hasselmans, Belgian-French harpist, composer (La Source), and educator (Paris Conservatoire, 1884-1912), dies at 67