Deaths in Music in October 1974

  • Oct 12 Joseph Frederick Wagner, composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 12 Hendrik Diels, Flemish conductor, dies at 73
  • Oct 16 Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar, noted Carnatic musician (b. 1895)
  • Oct 24 David Oistrakh, Soviet violinist considered one of the preeminent violinists of the 20th century (Moscow Conservatory), dies at 66