On This Day

Musicians Who Died in May 1954

  • May 2 Pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82
  • May 16 Clemens Krauss, Austrian conductor (Vienna State Opera), dies at 61
  • May 19 Charles Ives, American composer (Unanswered Question), dies at 79
  • May 21 J├ínos Hammerschlag, Hungarian composer, dies at 68
  • May 28 Achille Longo, Italian composer, dies at 54