Deaths in Music in 1941

  • Jan 2 Mischa Levitzki, composer, dies at 42
  • Jan 10 Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer (Sea), dies at 61
  • Jan 23 Dobri Khristov, composer, dies at 65
  • Jan 27 Iver Holter, Norwegian composer, dies at 90
  • Feb 19 Hamilton Hamilton Harty, composer/conductor, dies at 61
  • Feb 20 La Bolduc, French Canadian singer and songwriter (b. 1894)
  • Mar 4 Edoardo Mascheroni, composer, dies at 81
  • Mar 7 Arnold Schering, German musicologist, dies at 63
  • Mar 8 Jose Serrano Simeon, composer, dies at 67
  • Mar 9 Carlos Pedrell, composer, dies at 62
  • Mar 11 Walford Davies, English composer, dies at 71
  • Mar 12 Charles Sanford Skilton, composer, dies at 72
  • Apr 17 Al Bowlly, British dance band vocalist (b. 1899)
  • Apr 19 Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer, dies at 63
  • May 8 Heinrich Zollner, composer, dies at 86
  • May 23 Slavko Osterc, composer, dies at 45
  • Jun 17 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 78

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Jun 29 Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Polish statesman and pianist, dies in NY at 80

Panist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Panist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister
Ignacy Jan Paderewski
  • Jul 5 Oskar Fried, composer, dies at 69
  • Jul 8 Philippe Gaubert, composer, dies at 62
  • Jul 10 Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, pioneer jazz pianist, dies in LA at 56
  • Jul 18 Dionyssios Lavrangas, composer, dies at 80
  • Oct 3 Wilhelm Kienzl, Austria composer (Kuhreigen), dies at 84
  • Oct 9 Helen Morgan, American singer, actress, dies of liver ailment at 41
  • Dec 3 Johann Christian August Sinding, composer, dies at 85
  • Dec 7 Cecil Forsyth, composer, dies at 71
  • Dec 22 Leopoldo Mugnone, composer, dies at 83
  • Dec 24 Siegfried Alkan, German composer (b. 1858)
  • Dec 31 Sigwart Aspestrand, Norwegian composer, dies at 85