Deaths in Music in November 1942

  • Nov 1 Hugo Distler, composer, dies at 34

Person of interestGeorge M. Cohan

Nov 5 George M Cohan, father of musical comedy, dies of cancer at 64

Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer George M. Cohan
Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer
George M. Cohan
  • Nov 16 Joseph Schmidt, Austrian-Hungarian tenor and actor (Der Liebesexpre├č, A Star Fell from Heaven), dies from a heart atack at 38
  • Nov 19 Edouard Combe, composer, dies at 76