Deaths in Music in December 1944

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 15 Glenn Miller, American bandleader and jazz composer (Glenn Miller Orchestra-In the Mood), dies in a suspected plane crash at 40

Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer Glenn Miller
Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer
Glenn Miller
  • Dec 22 Antoine Mariotte, French composer, dies on 69th birthday
  • Dec 24 Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66
  • Dec 27 Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, American composer and pianist, dies at 77