Deaths in Music in September 1949

  • Sep 8 Richard Strauss, German composer (Also sprach Zarathustra), dies at 85
  • Sep 11 Henri Rabaud, French composer/conductor (L'ete), dies at 75
  • Sep 20 Nikolaos Skalkottas, composer, dies at 45
  • Sep 22 Sam Wood, American communist fighter and director (For Whom the Bell Tolls), dies at 66
  • Sep 24 Pierre Breville, composer, dies at 88