On This Day

Deaths in Music in 1919

  • Jan 16 Jaroslav Jeremiáš, Czech pianist and composer, dies at 19
  • Feb 2 Xavier Henry Napoleon Leroux, French composer, dies at 55
  • Feb 21 Giovanni Bolzoni, composer, dies at 77
  • Feb 24 Josephine McGill, composer, dies at 41
  • Mar 5 Jozef Surzynski, composer, dies at 67
  • Mar 8 Auguste Tolbecque, composer, dies at 88
  • Mar 11 Harald Fryklöf, Swedish composer, dies at 36
  • Mar 16 Sigurd von Koch, Swedish composer, dies at 39
  • Apr 3 Paul Geisler, composer, dies at 62
  • Apr 6 Stefan Surzynski, Polish conductor and composer, dies at 63
  • May 17 Bohumil Pazdirek, composer, dies at 80
  • Jun 2 Ernest Ford, English composer, dies at 61
  • Jun 8 Jacob Christian Fabricius, Danish composer, dies at 78
  • Aug 9 Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (I pagliacci/Zaza), dies at 62
  • Sep 27 Adelina [Adela JM] Patti, Italian soprano (Lucio), dies at 76
  • Oct 3 Daniel Brink Towner, American Hymn composer, dies at 69
  • Oct 5 Jean Louis Nicode, composer, dies at 66
  • Oct 16 Charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday
  • Oct 21 Sven August Körling, Swedish composer, dies at 77
  • Dec 13 Amintore Galli, Italian composer, dies at 74
  • Dec 18 Horatio Parker, American organist and composer, dies at 56
  • Dec 27 Achilles Alferaki, Russian composer, dies at 73