Musicians Who Died in 1923

  • Feb 19 Gerónimo Giménez, Spanish composer, dies at 68
  • Feb 27 Charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer, dies at 67
  • Mar 5 (Theodora) "Dora" Pejačević, Croatian countess and composer (Symphony in F-sharp minor, Op. 41), dies of kidney failure at 37
  • Apr 19 Thomas Paine Westendorf, American songwriter ("I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen"), dies at 75
  • May 30 Camille Chevillard, French composer, dies at 63
  • Jun 20 Joseph Leopold Rockel, composer, dies at 85
  • Jun 29 Gustave Kerker,German-American composer, dies at 66
  • Jun 30 Claude Antoine Terrasse, French composer, dies at 56
  • Jul 13 Asger Hamerik [Hammerich], Danish composer, and educator (Peabody Institute, 1878-91), dies at 80
  • Jul 14 Louis Ganne, French conductor and operetta composer (Les saltimbanques (The Acrobats)), dies at 61
  • Sep 15 Sayed Darwish 'father of Egyptian popular music', Egyptian singer and composer, dies at 31
  • Oct 14 George Elbridge Whiting, American composer, dies at 83
  • Dec 2 Tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer, dies at 72
  • Dec 8 Dom Joseph Pothier, French monk and musicologist, dies at 88
  • Dec 14 Giuseppe Gallignani, Italian composer and conductor, takes his own life at 72
  • Dec 16 Kacsóh Pongrác, Hungarian composer, dies at 50
  • Dec 22 Arthur H. Bird, American composer, dies at 67