Deaths in Music in September 1945

  • Sep 10 Vaino Raitio, composer, dies at 54
  • Sep 15 Anton Friedrich Wilhelm von Webern, Austrian composer, dies at 61
  • Sep 16 John McCormack, Irish singer (Irish national anthem/folk songs), dies
  • Sep 18 "Blind" Willie Johnson American blues/spiritual singer and guitarist (b. 1897)
  • Sep 26 Béla Bartok, Hungarian pianist and composer (Concerto for Orchestra), dies at 64