Deaths in Music in February 1969

  • Feb 2 Giovanni Martinelli, opera singer (NY Met), dies at 83
  • Feb 7 Bainbridge Crist, composer, dies at 85
  • Feb 20 Ernest Ansermet, Swiss conductor/composer, dies at 85
  • Feb 23 Joseph Messner, composer, dies at 75
  • Feb 27 John Boles, American singer and actor (Stella Dallas, Curly Top), dies at 73