On This Day

Musicians Who Died in May 1983

  • May 3 Armando José Fernandes, Portuguese neoclassical composer, dies at 76
  • May 4 Nino Sanzogno, Italian conductor (La Fenice) and composer, dies at 72
  • May 6 Kai Winding, Danish-American Jazz musician and trombonist ("Georgia On My Mind"), dies of a brain tumor at 60
  • May 16 Carel Brons, Dutch composer, dies at 52
  • May 21 Finn Einar Mortensen, Norwegian composer, music critic, and educator, dies at 61
  • May 27 (Arnoldus) Arnold van Wyk, South African concert pianist and composer (Nagmusiek - Night Music), dies at 67