On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1922

  • Jan 7 Antonio Scontrino, Italian composer, dies at 71
  • Jan 23 Arthur Nikisch, Hungarian conductor (Berlin Philharmonic), dies at 66
  • Jan 26 Luigi Denza, Italian composer (Funiculì, Funiculà), dies at 77
  • Jan 31 Heinrich Reinhardt, Austrian composer, dies at 56
  • Feb 5 James W. Tate, English composer, dies at 46
  • Feb 24 Dmitri B. Shostakovich, father of Russian composer Dmitri D S, dies
  • Feb 28 Vicente Lleo, Spanish composer (La corte de Faraón), dies at 51
  • Mar 10 Arthur Hervey, Irish orchestral and operatic composer, and musicologist, dies at 67
  • Mar 10 Horace Wadham Nicholl, British composer, dies at 73
  • Mar 27 Nikolay Alexandrovich Sokolov, Russian composer, dies at 63
  • Apr 12 František Ondříček, Czech violinist and composer, dies at 64
  • Apr 24 Richard Batka, Austrian music critic and composer, dies at 53
  • Apr 26 Hans Sommer, German theatre composer, dies at 84
  • Apr 29 Kyrylo Stetsenko, Ukrainian composer (Burlaka), choral conductor, music critic, teacher, and later, Ukrainian Orthodox priest, dies of typhus while tending to the sick during an outbreak at 39
  • May 7 Max Wagenknecht, German composer, dies at 64
  • May 22 Ada Jane Jones, English-American popular singer, among the earliest female singers to be recorded, dies of kidney failure at 48
  • May 28 Carl Teike, German military composer, dies at 58
  • Jun 6 Lillian Russell, American actress and operetta singer, dies at about 60
  • Jun 20 Vittorio Monti, composer, dies at 54
  • Jul 25 Jarolslaw Zielinski, Polish-American concert pianist, taecher, and composer, dies at 75
  • Aug 1 Vaclav Juda Novotny, Czech music writer, composer, and libretti translator, dies at 72
  • Aug 19 Felipe Pedrell, Spanish guitarist, composer (Excelsior; La Celestina), and musical scholar, dies at 81
  • Aug 27 Carl Fuchs, German composer, dies at 83
  • Sep 10 Arpad Szendy, Hungarian composer, dies at 59
  • Sep 11 Louis Coerne, American composer (Zenobia; Excalibur), and educator (The Evolution of Modern Orchestration), dies at 52
  • Sep 28 Andrejs Jurjans, Latvia's first professional classical composer, dies at 65
  • Oct 1 Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, Russian pianist and composer, dies at 63
  • Oct 29 Georg August Lumbye, Danish composer and conductor (Tivoli Concert Hall Orchestra, 1891-97), dies at 79
  • Nov 6 William Baines, English composer, dies of TB at 23
  • Nov 14 Karl Michael Ziehrer, Austrian composer, dies at 79
  • Dec 25 Alphonse Goovaerts, Belgian composer and musicologist (Histoire et Bibliographie de la Typographie Musicale dans les Pays-Bas), dies at 75