Deaths in Music in 1915

  • Jan 2 Karl Goldmark, Austria-Hungarian composer (Queen of Saba), dies at 84
  • Jan 15 Guillaume Couture, composer, dies at 63
  • Feb 7 Władysław Górski, Polish violinist, composer and teacher, dies at 68
  • Feb 12 Émile Waldteufel, French composer, dies at 77
  • Feb 16 Emil Waldteufel, [Charles Levy], French composer (Estudiantina), dies
  • Feb 24 Amanda Smith, American former slave, singer and evangelist, dies at 78
  • Apr 1 Johann Joseph Abert, German composer, dies at 82
  • Apr 25 Nicola d' Arienzo, composer, dies at 72
  • Apr 27 Alexander Scriabin, Russian composer (Prometheus) and pianist, dies at 43
  • Jun 4 William Charles Denis Browne, composer, dies at 26
  • Jun 7 Benjamin Lambord, composer, dies at 35
  • Jun 19 Sergey Ivanovich Taneyev, Russian composer (Oresteia), dies at 58
  • Jul 15 Ludwik Grossman, composer, dies at 80
  • Jul 17 Francesco Fanciulli, American-Italian composer, dies on 62nd birthday
  • Jul 18 George William Louis Marshall-Hall, English composer, dies at 53
  • Sep 29 Luther Orlando Emerson, American composer, dies at 95
  • Sep 29 Rudi Stephan, German composer (Die ersten Menschen), dies fighting in World War I at 28
  • Oct 2 Russell Alexander, composer, dies at 38
  • Oct 4 George Edwardes, British composer (Gaiety Girl), dies at 59
  • Oct 5 Jose Maria Usandizaga, composer, dies at 28
  • Oct 5 Otto Valdemar Malling, Danish organist and composer (Det hellige Land, opus 46), dies at 67
  • Oct 7 Samuel Prowse Warren, composer, dies at 74
  • Nov 14 Theodor Leschetizky, composer, dies at 85
  • Nov 19 Joe Hill, Labor leader/songwriter, executed for murder
  • Nov 27 Sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba, Ukrainian-Russian composer, dies at 54
  • Dec 2 Jan Malat, Czech composer, dies at 72
  • Dec 4 Gustav Hollaender, composer, dies at 60
  • Dec 29 C. B. Hawley, American organist and composer, dies at 57