Deaths in Music in 1936

  • Jan 7 Guy d'Hardelot, French composer, best known for Because (b. 1858)
  • Jan 22 Louis Glass, Danish composer, dies at 71
  • Jan 23 Dame Clara Butt, alto singer (Country of Hope & Glory), dies at 62
  • Mar 4 Ruben Mattias Liljefors, composer, dies at 64
  • Mar 6 Josef Stransky, composer, dies at 63
  • Mar 6 Rubin Goldmark, composer, dies at 63
  • Mar 21 Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov, composer (Chopiniana), dies at 70
  • Mar 30 Conchita SupervĂ­a, Spanish opera singer (b. 1895)
  • Apr 1 Mikhail Vladimirovich Ivanov-Boretsky, composer, dies at 61
  • Apr 11 Mitya Stillman, composer, dies at 44
  • Apr 13 Milton Brown, American swing bandleader (b. 1903)
  • Apr 18 Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer (Belkis), dies at 56
  • Apr 18 Seaborn M Denson, composer, dies at 82
  • Apr 24 Alphons Diepenbrock, composer, dies at 73
  • Apr 24 Bernard van Dieren, composer, dies at 51
  • May 6 Hans Jelmoli, composer, dies at 59
  • May 18 Alick Maclean, composer, dies at 63
  • May 25 Jan Levoslav Bella, composer, dies at 92
  • Jun 24 Nandor Zsolt, composer, dies at 49
  • Jul 13 Izydor Lotto, composer, dies at 91
  • Jul 20 Arthur Battelle Whiting, composer, dies at 75
  • Jul 24 James Philip Dunn, composer, dies at 52
  • Jul 30 Adolf Philipp, composer, dies at 72
  • Aug 4 Henry Schoenfeld, composer, dies at 78
  • Aug 15 Stanislaw Niewiadomski, composer, dies at 76
  • Aug 15 Henry Lytton, British actor and opera singer (The Mikado), dies at 71
  • Aug 17 Pierre-Octave Ferroud, French composer (Surgery & Foules), dies at 36
  • Aug 19 Federico Garcia Lorca, Spanish poet/composer, murdered at 37 or 38
  • Sep 14 Ossip Gabrilovich, composer, dies at 58
  • Sep 15 Bela Anton Szabados, composer, dies at 69
  • Sep 19 Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Indian musician (b. 1860)
  • Nov 3 Filip Lazar, Romanian composer, dies at 42
  • Nov 11 Edward German, composer, dies at 74
  • Nov 17 Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Austrian contralto (b. 1861)
  • Dec 25 Pierre Maurice, Swiss composer, dies at 68