Musicians Who Died in 1936

  • Jan 7 Guy d'Hardelot [Helen Rhodes], French composer (Because), dies at 78
  • Jan 22 Louis Glass, Danish pianist and composer, dies at 71
  • Jan 23 Clara Butt, English alto singer (Country of Hope and Glory), dies at 62
  • Mar 4 Ruben Liljefors, Swedish composer, dies at 64
  • Mar 6 Josef Stránský, Czech conductor (New York Philharmonic, 1911-23) dies at 63
  • Mar 6 Rubin Goldmark, American composer, dies at 63
  • Mar 21 Alexander Glazunov, Russian pianist, composer (Chopiniana; Stenka Razin), and educator (St Petersburg Conservatory, 1899-1930), dies at 70
  • Mar 30 Conchita Supervía, Spanish opera singer, dies at 40
  • Apr 1 Mikhail Vladimirovich Ivanov-Boretsky, composer, dies at 61
  • Apr 11 Mitya Stillman, Russian composer and violinist, dies at 44
  • Apr 13 Milton Brown, American swing bandleader, dies at 32
  • Apr 18 Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer (The Pines of Rome; Belkis), dies at 56
  • Apr 18 Seaborn McDaniel Denson, American composer, dies at 82
  • Apr 24 Alphons Diepenbrock, composer, dies at 73
  • Apr 24 Bernard van Dieren, Dutch composer, and music critic, dies at 51
  • May 6 Hans Jelmoli, Swiss pianist and composer, dies at 59
  • May 18 Alexander "Alick" Maclean, British composer and conductor (Scarborough Spa Orchestra, 1912-35), dies at 63
  • May 25 Ján Levoslav Bella, Slovak composer, dies at 92
  • Jun 24 Nandor Zsolt, Hungarian composer, conductor and violinist dies at 49
  • Jul 13 Izydor Lotto, composer, dies at 91
  • Jul 20 Arthur Battelle Whiting, American composer and teacher, dies at 75
  • Jul 24 James Philip Dunn, composer, dies at 52
  • Jul 30 Adolf Philipp, composer, dies at 72
  • Aug 4 Henry Schoenfeld, American composer, dies at 78
  • Aug 15 Henry Lytton, British actor and opera singer (The Mikado), dies at 71
  • Aug 15 Stanisław Niewiadomski, Polish composer, dies at 76
  • Aug 17 Pierre-Octave Ferroud, French composer (Surgery & Foules), dies at 36
  • Aug 19 Federico Garcia Lorca, Spanish poet and composer, murdered at 37 or 38
  • Sep 14 Ossip Gabrilovich Russian-American pianist, conductor (Detroit Symphony, 1918-36), and composer, dies of stomach cancer at 58
  • Sep 19 Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Indian musicologist, dies at 76
  • Nov 3 Filip Lazar, Romanian composer, dies at 42
  • Nov 11 Edward German, English Welsh composer (Merrie England), dies at 74
  • Nov 17 Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Austrian contralto (b. 1861)
  • Dec 25 Pierre Maurice, Swiss composer, dies at 68