Deaths in Music in 1934

  • Jan 12 Pawel Kochanski, Polish violinist, composer and arranger (b. 1887)
  • Jan 16 Annie Patterson, Irish composer, dies at 65
  • Jan 19 Armand Parent, composer, dies at 70
  • Feb 2 Ernesto Nazareth, composer, dies at 70
  • Feb 22 Willem Kes, violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 78
  • Feb 23 Edward William Elgar, English composer (Coronation Ode), dies at 76
  • Feb 25 Daniel Protheroe, composer, dies at 67
  • Mar 3 Norman Houstoun O'Neill, composer, dies at 58
  • Mar 13 Fritz Cortolezis, composer, dies at 56
  • Mar 21 Franz Schreker, Austrian composer, dies after suffering from a stroke at 55
  • Apr 4 Braulio Dueno Colon, composer, dies at 80
  • Apr 5 Salvatore Di Giacomo, composer, dies at 74
  • May 1 Alexander Alexandrovich Davidenko, composer, dies at 35
  • May 7 Edward Naylor, English composer, dies at 67
  • May 25 Gustav Theodore Holst, English composer (Ode to Death), dies at 59
  • Jun 10 Frederick Delius, English composer (Suite Florida), dies at 72
  • Jun 15 Alfred Bruneau, composer, dies at 77
  • Jun 18 Francisco Lacerda, composer, dies at 65
  • Jun 27 Max Pallenberg, Austrian extempore farce actor (Morn to Midnight), husband of Operetta star Fritzi Massary, dies in air crash at 56
  • Jul 9 Otakar Zich, Czech composer, dies at 55
  • Aug 1 Piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79
  • Sep 2 Ruggiero de Rudolpho "Russ" Columbo, US singer/violist, dies at 26
  • Sep 2 Alcide Nunez, American musician (b. 1884)
  • Sep 10 George Henschel, composer, dies at 84
  • Sep 15 David Vaughan Thomas, Welsh musician and composer, dies at 61
  • Sep 17 Edmund van der Straeten, composer, dies at 79
  • Sep 24 Edwin Lehare, composer, dies at 69
  • Oct 29 Gustavo Emilio Campa, composer, dies at 71
  • Dec 8 Bernhard Seklas, composer, dies at 62