Deaths in Music in May 1947

  • May 11 Ture Rangstrom, composer, dies at 62
  • May 30 Sidney Nicholson, English composer, dies at 72
  • May 30 Georg von Trapp, Austrian WWI submarine commander and inspiration for "The Sound of Music" character, dies at 67
  • May 31 Henri Casadesus, French violist/composer (viola d'amour), dies at 67