Deaths in Music in August 1938

  • Aug 2 Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer, dies at 76
  • Aug 6 Warner Oland, Swedish actor (The Jazz Singer, Charlie Chan), dies at 58
  • Aug 10 Joseph Moorat, composer, dies at 73
  • Aug 14 Landon Ronald, British composer, pianest and teacher (Guildhall School of Music), dies at 65

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 16 Robert Johnson, US Delta-blues singer/guitarist, poisoned at 27

Singer and guitarist Robert Johnson
Singer and guitarist
Robert Johnson