On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1935

  • Jan 14 Heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Urlinie) know for his Schenkerian analysis of music, dies at 66
  • Jan 16 Richard Wetz, German composer (Requiem Op. 50 in B minor), dies of lung cancer at 59
  • Jan 28 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian composer and musician (Armenian Rhapsody), dies at 75
  • Feb 9 Karl Nef, Swiss musicologist, dies at 61
  • Feb 28 Chiquinha Gonzaga, Brazilian composer (b. 1847).
  • Mar 30 Romanos Hovakimi Melik'yan, composer, dies at 51
  • Apr 5 Emil MÅ‚ynarski, Polish conductor and composer, dies at 64
  • Apr 24 Paul Klengel, German pianist, violinist, composer and educator, dies at 80
  • Apr 28 Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, Scottish composer, dies at 87
  • Apr 29 Leroy Carr, American blues singer-songwriter, dies at 30
  • May 17 Paul Dukas, French composer, dies at 69
  • May 19 Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, French composer, dies at 74
  • May 29 Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer, dies at 61
  • May 30 Lothar Windsperger, composer, dies at 49
  • Jun 1 Alberto Cametti, Italian composer, dies at 64
  • Jun 6 Jacques Urlus, tenor (Opera of Leipzig, Song of the Earth), dies at 68

  • Jun 18 August Reusner, German composer, dies at 64

Person of interestCarlos Gardel

Jun 24 Carlos Gardel, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango, dies in a plane crash at 44

  • Aug 6 Alexander Winkler, Russian composer, dies at 70
  • Aug 15 Gerard Brucken Fock, Dutch composer and painter, dies at 75
  • Aug 20 Otakar Ostrcil, composer, dies at 56
  • Aug 21 Josef Cyril Sychra, composer, dies at 76
  • Aug 29 Charles Lee Williams, composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 22 Karl Schroder, composer, dies at 86
  • Sep 27 Alan Gray, British composer, dies at 79
  • Oct 4 Marie Gutheil-Schoder, German soprano (b. 1874)
  • Oct 6 Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer, dies at 83
  • Oct 22 Komitas [Soghomon Soghomonian], Armenian priest and composer, dies at 66
  • Oct 26 Akos Buttykai, Hungarian composer, dies at 64
  • Nov 4 Miklos Radnai, composer, dies at 43
  • Nov 16 Kurt Schindler, composer, dies at 53
  • Nov 28 Erich von Hornbostel, Austrian musicologist (b. 1877)
  • Dec 4 Johan Halvorsen, composer, dies at 71
  • Dec 24 Alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50