Deaths in Music in 1927

  • Jan 30 Friedrich Ernst Koch, composer, dies at 64
  • Feb 4 Thomas Linnemann Laub, composer, dies at 74
  • Feb 6 Daniel Fran├žois Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist and banker, dies at 71
  • Feb 19 Robert Fuchs, composer, dies at 80
  • Feb 23 Sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer, dies at 79
  • Mar 17 James Scott Skinner, composer, dies at 83
  • Mar 28 Karl Prohaska, composer, dies at 57
  • Jun 2 Friedrich Hegar, Swiss composer, dies at 85
  • Jun 5 Paul Lacombe, composer, dies at 89
  • Sep 14 Isadora Duncan, American free form/interpretative dancer, dies at 50 due to her scarf becoming entangled in her car's wheel
  • Sep 22 Giannotto Bastianelli, composer, dies at 44
  • Oct 1 Wilhelm Harteveld, composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 20 Mikhail Mikhaylovich Ivanov, composer, dies at 78
  • Oct 28 Eaton Faning, composer, dies at 77
  • Nov 1 Florence Mills, dancer/singer, dies in NYC at 32
  • Nov 9 Ole Olsen, Norwegian composer, dies at 77
  • Nov 20 Karl Wilhelm Eugen Stenhammer, composer, dies at 56
  • Dec 12 Heinrich Reitsch, composer, dies at 67
  • Dec 16 Hugh Archibald Clarke, composer, dies at 88