Deaths in Music in August 1970

  • Aug 6 Ingolf Dahl, German composer (Andante & Arioso), dies at 58
  • Aug 10 Bernd-Alois Zimmermann, German composer (Requiem), commits suicide at 52
  • Aug 13 Viktor Nikolayevich Trambitsky, composer, dies at 75
  • Aug 14 Vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer, dies at 62
  • Aug 15 Karl August Andersen, composer, dies at 66
  • Aug 21 Timothy Mather Spelman, composer, dies at 79
  • Aug 22 Richard Frank Donovan, composer, dies at 78
  • Aug 23 Nel Rose, dancer, dies at 55