On This Day

Musicians Who Died in May 1948

  • May 8 Alfred Holy, Czech composer and harpist, dies at 81
  • May 12 Isidor Achron, American composer, dies of a heart attack at 55
  • May 24 Alfred Kastner, Austrian-American harpist and composer, dies at 78
  • May 31 José Vianna da Motta, Portuguese composer, dies at 80