On This Day

Musicians Who Died in August 1948

  • Aug 10 Lucille Bogan, American blues singer and songwriter ("Sweet Petunia"; "Black Angel Blues"), dies from coronary sclerosis at 51
  • Aug 20 David John de Lloyd, Welsh musician composer, dies at 65
  • Aug 26 Oscar L. Fernandez, Brazilian conductor and composer (Imbapara), dies at 50
  • Aug 27 Oley Speaks, American composer (On the Road to Mandalay), dies at 74
  • Aug 27 Oscar Lorenzo Fernández, Brazilian conductor and composer (Imbapara), dies at 50