On This Day

Musicians Who Died in May 1952

  • May 6 Alberto Savinio [Andrea Francesco Alberto de Chirico], Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60
  • May 11 Giovanni Tebaldini, Italian composer, dies at 87
  • May 15 Italo Montemezzi, Italian composer (L'amore dei tre re), dies at 76
  • May 18 Rossetter Gleason Cole, American composer, dies at 86
  • May 23 Georg Alfred Schumann, German composer, dies at 85
  • May 28 Joseph Lauber, Swiss concert pianist and composer, dies at 87