Deaths in Music in January 1969

  • Jan 4 Montague Fawcett Phillips, British composer, dies at 83
  • Jan 9 Ladislav Vycpalek, composer, dies at 86
  • Jan 10 John Brownlee, Australian tenor (b. 1900)
  • Jan 16 Vernon Duke [Vladimir Alexandrovich Dukelsky], American composer and songwriter (Taking a Chance on Love), dies of lung cancer at 65
  • Jan 17 Grazyna Bacewicz, composer, dies at 59
  • Jan 23 Jaroslav Kricka, composer, dies at 86
  • Jan 24 Pauline Hall, composer, dies at 78
  • Jan 25 Irene Castle, English dancer (b. 1887)
  • Jan 27 Hanns Jelinek, composer, dies at 67
  • Jan 31 Alexander Mikhaylovich Dzegelyonok, composer, dies at 77