On This Day

Musicians Who Died in December 1941

  • Dec 3 Johann Christian August Sinding, composer, dies at 85
  • Dec 3 Christian Sinding, Norwegian composer (Rustle of Spring) dies at 85
  • Dec 7 Cecil Forsyth, English composer, dies at 71
  • Dec 21 Peetie Wheatstraw [William Bunch], American blues singer, songwriter, and piano player, dies on his 39th birthday when the car in which he was a passenger met a freight train
  • 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