Musicologists in History (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 249

  • 1892-06-30 László Lajtha, Hungarian composer, ethno-musicologist and conductor, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1963)
  • 1892-08-15 Knud Jeppesen, Danish organist, composer, educator (Royal Danish Academy, 1920-47; Aarhus University, 1946-57), and musicologist (La frottola), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1974)
  • 1893-01-05 Friedrich Blume, German musicologist (Das Rassenproblem in der Musik), born in Schlüchtern, Germany (d. 1975)
  • 1893-06-22 Osvald Chlubna, Czech composer (Symphony of Life and Love; In Spring), and musicologist, born in Brno, Moravia, Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic) (d. 1971)
  • 1893-10-10 Willi Apel, German-American musicologist (Harvard Dictionary of Music), born in Konitz, West Prussia (d. 1988)
  • 1894-04-27 Nicolas Slonimsky, Russian-American, pianist, conductor, musicologist (Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns; Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians), and composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1995)
  • 1896-01-20 Elmer Diktonius, Finnish poet, composer, and musicologist (Janne Kubrik; Stenkol), born in Helsinki (d. 1961)
  • 1896-12-28 Roger Sessions, American Pulitzer Prize winning composer (Concerto for Orchestra; The Black Maskers), musicologist, and educator (Princeton, 1936-45, 53-65; Berkeley, 1945-53), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1985)
  • 1897-04-08 Herbert Eimert, German composer and musicologist (Glockenspiel)
  • 1898-07-15 Norman Demuth, British composer and musicologist specializing in French works, born in Croyden, Surrey, England (d. 1968)
  • 1899-10-01 Lajos Bárdos, Hungarian conductor, composer, musicologist and professor, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1986)
  • 1899-11-29 Gustave Reese, American musicologist and composer, born in New York City (d. 1977)
  • 1900-04-02 Heinrich Besseler, German musicologist, born in Hörde, Germany (d. 1969)
  • 1900-07-31 Erich Katz, German-born American composer and musicologist, born in Posen, Prussia (d. 1973)
  • 1901-02-25 Federico Ghisi, Italian chemist, musicologist, composer, and pedagogue, born in Shanghai, China (d. 1975)
  • 1901-07-15 John Wesley Work III, African-American composer, musicologist and scholar of African-American folklore and music, born in Tullahoma, Tennessee (d. 1967)
  • 1901-08-28 Paul Henry Lang, Hungarian-American critic and musicologist (NY Herald Tribune), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1991)
  • 1901-09-05 Mieczyslaw Kolinski, Polish-Canadian composer (Encounterpoint), educator, and ethno-musicologist, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1981)
  • 1901-10-08 Eivind Groven, Norwegian composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Eidsborg, Norway (d. 1977)
  • 1902-10-23 Otto J. Gombosi, Hungarian-American musicologist, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1955)
  • 1902-11-16 Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist, born in Stalhille, Jabbeke, Belgium (d. 1985)
  • 1903-02-11 Hans Redlich, Austrian-English composer & musicologist (Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians), born in Vienna (d. 1968)
  • 1903-12-04 Siro Cisilino, Italian composer and musicologist, born in Mereto di Tomba, Italy (d. 1987)
  • 1904-08-17 Leopold Nowak, Austrian musicologist (International Bruckner Society; Mozart's Requiem), and educator (Vienna University, 1932-73), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1991)
  • 1904-09-14 Šrom, Karel, Czech composer, musicologist, and critic, born in Pilsen, Bohemia (d. 1981)
  • 1905-01-25 Julia Smith, American composer (Prairie Kaleidoscope; Cynthia Parker), pianist (Orchestrette Classique), teacher, and musicologist (Aaron Copland: His Work and Contribution to American Music), born in Denton, Texas (d. 1989)
  • 1905-02-26 William Russell [Russell William Wagner], American violinist, modern composer (Fugue for Eight Percussion Instruments), and musicologist (Oh, Mister Jelly), born in Canton, Missouri (d. 1992)
  • 1905-05-08 Inglis Gundry, British composer, musicologist and novelist, born in Wimbledon, London (d. 2000)
  • 1905-05-21 Edward Lockspeiser, British composer and musicologist (Debussy: His Life and Mind), born in London (d. 1973)
  • 1905-11-12 Solon Michaelides, Cypriot composer, teacher and musicologist, born in Nicosia, Cyprus (d. 1979)
  • 1906-01-15 Rezső Kókai, Hungarian pianist, composer, musicologist, and pedagogue, born in Budapest (d. 1962)
  • 1906-05-23 Hellmuth Christian Wolff, German composer, teacher, musicologist and painter, born in Zürich, Switzerland (d. 1988)
  • 1906-06-28 Safford Cape, American-Belgian conductor, composer and music historian, born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1973)
  • 1906-10-12 Willy Hess, Swiss musicologist, composer and famous Beethoven scholar, born in Winterthur, Switzerland (d. 1997)
  • 1907-02-17 Alec Wilder, American classical, jazz, and pop music composer (The Churkendoose), and musicologist (American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, 1900-1950), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1907-04-01 Walter Kaufmann, German-American conductor (Winnipeg Symphony, 1948-57), composer (Navaratnam), and musicologist (The Ragas of South India), born in Karlsbad, Germany (d. 1984)
  • 1907-08-18 Otto Mortensen, Danish composer and musicologist, born in Copenhagen (d. 1986)
  • 1908-10-11 Armen Carapetyan, American musicologist and composer, born in Isfahan, Iran (d. 1992)
  • 1909-07-01 Vera Brodsky Lawrence, American concert pianist (CBS Symphony) and musicologist (Joplin; Gottschalk), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 1996)
  • 1910-03-24 Jacques Chailley, French musicologist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1999)
  • 1910-12-16 Stanojlo Rajičić, Serbian composer, educator, and musicologist, born in Belgrade, Kingdom of Serbia (d. 2000)
  • 1911-01-17 Hermann Pfrogner, Austrian musicologist (Zerrissene Orpheus)
  • 1911-03-09 Ramon Campbell Batista, Chilean physician, composer, and ethno-musicologist (traditional music of the Rapanui people), born in Quilpué, Chile (d. 2000)
  • 1911-04-03 Watkins Shaw, British musicologist, born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England (d. 1996)
  • 1911-05-23 Boris Kremenliev, Bulgarian-American composer (The Tell-Tale Heart), educator (UCLA, 1947-78), and ethno-musicologist (Bulgarian-Macedonian Folk Music), born in Razlog, Bulgaria (d. 1988)
  • 1911-06-10 Ralph Kirkpatrick, American musician, musicologist and harpsichordist (Domenico Scarlatti), born in Leominster, Massachusetts (d. 1984)
  • 1912-04-22 Miguel Querol Gavalda, Spanish musicologist and composer, born in Ulldecona, Spain (d. 2002)
  • 1913-03-05 Yulian Krein [Kreyn], Riussian composer and musicologist, born in Moscow (d. 1996)
  • 1913-12-20 Jozef Kresánek, Slovak composer and musicologist, born in Čičmany, Kongdom of Hungary (now Slovakia) (d. 1986)
  • 1914-02-08 Jules van Ackere, Flemish musicologist (Eternal Music; Maurice Ravel), born in Heule, Netherlands (d. 2008)
  • 1914-04-26 Wilfrid Howard Mellers, English musicologist and composer (François Couperin and the French Classical Tradition), born in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire (d. 2008)
  • 1914-05-15 Pierre Froidebise, Belgian organist, composer, and musicologist, born in Chey, Belgium (d. 1962)
  • 1914-09-25 Frederick Wilhelm Sternfeld, Austrian musicologist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1994)
  • 1914-10-30 Marius Flothuis, Dutch composer, (Kleine Suite for 12 Harps; Espressioni Cordiali), artistic director (Concertgebouw Orchestra, 1955–74), musicologist (Mozart), and music critic, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 2001)
  • 1914-11-03 Hallgrímur Helgason, Icelandic musicologist, composer, teacher and conductor, born in Eyrarbakki, Iceland (d. 1994)
  • 1915-01-31 Alan Lomax, American ethno-musicologist, and folklorist (Library of Congress Archive of American Folk Song), born in Austin, Texas (d. 2002)
  • 1915-04-12 Ernest Borneman, German sexual researcher, psychotherapist, musician and writer (Bang, You're Dead), born in Berlin (d. 1995)
  • 1915-06-15 Patrick Piggott, British pianist, composer, and musicologist (The Life & Music of John Field; The Innocent Diversion - Music in the Life and Writings of Jane Austen), born in Dover, England (d. 1990)
  • 1915-08-26 Humphrey Searle, British composer and musicologist (Twentieth Century Counterpoint; The Music of Franz Liszt), born in Oxford, England (d. 1982)
  • 1915-09-02 Hans Joachim Koellreutter, German Brazilian composer, teacher and musicologist, born in Freiburg, Germany (d. 2005)
  • 1916-05-12 Ellis Kohs, American composer (Lohiau and Hiiaka), educator, and musicologist, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2000)
  • 1916-09-25 Tolia Nikiprowetzky, Russian-French composer, ethno-musicologist and broadcaster, born in Feodosia, Crimea, Russian Empire (d. 1997)
  • 1916-09-29 Minao Shibata, Japanese composer and musicologist, born in Tokyo (d. 1996)
  • 1916-12-25 Daniel Devoto, Argentine folklorist, musicologist, and poet, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2001)
  • 1917-02-07 Milton "Milt" Holland, American drummer, percussionist, ethnomusicologist (film Tinkerbell's tinkle, Bewitched's nose tinkle), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2005)
  • 1917-09-13 Jón Thórarinsson, Icelandic composer and musicologist, born in Gilsárteigur, Iceland (d. 2012)
  • 1917-10-31 Erik Routley, English Congregational minister, composer and musicologist, born in England (d. 1982)
  • 1918-05-06 Godfrey Ridout, Canadian composer, conductor, educator, and musicologist, born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1984)
  • 1919-09-14 Deryck Cooke, British composer and musicologist, born in Leicester (d. 1976)
  • 1920-02-15 Ingmar Milveden, Swedish organist, composer, and musicologist, born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 2007)
  • 1920-12-13 Frits Noske, Dutch musicologist (Signifier & the Signified), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • 1921-02-27 András Szőllősy, Hungarian composer, and musicologist (cataloged works of Béla Bartók), born in Orăştie, Hungary (d. 2007)
  • 1922-04-07 Kenneth Peacock, Canadian pianist, ethnomusicologist and composer (Rituals of Earth, Fire and Darkness), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2000)
  • 1922-06-14 Arthur Jacobs, English musicologist (Penguin Dictionary of Music), born in Manchester (d. 1996)
  • 1922-07-26 Andrzej Koszewski, Polish choral and orchestral composer, and musicologist, born in Poznań, Poland (d. 2015)
  • 1922-09-03 Salli Terri [Stella Tirri], Canadian-American Grammy Award-winning pop-classical-folk-exotica singer, arranger, composer (Duets with the Spanish Guitar), musicologist, and educator, born in London, Ontario (d. 1996)
  • 1923-01-03 Dragutin Gostuški, Serbian composer, and musicologist (d. 1988)
  • 1923-01-04 Flavio Testi, Italian composer and musicologist, born in Florence, Italy (d. 2014)
  • 1923-11-12 Alirio Díaz, Venezuelan guitarist, composer, and musicologist, born in Caserio La Candelaria, Venezuela (d. 2016)
  • 1924-03-21 Karl Heinz Fussl, Austrian composer, musicologist, publisher, and music critic, born in Jablonec, Czechoslovakia (d. 1992)
  • 1924-04-03 Joseph Kerman, American educator and musicologist (Contemplating Music: Challenges to Musicology), born in London, England (d. 2014)
  • 1924-07-07 Dieter Nowka, German composer, conductor and musicologist, born in Madlow, Germany (d. 1998)
  • 1924-07-27 Otar Vasilisdze Taktakishvili, Georgian composer, conductor, teacher, and musicologist, born in Tbilisi, Georgia SSR (d. 1989)
  • 1924-09-14 Jitka Snížková, Czech composer, music educator and musicologist, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1989)
  • 1925-02-02 Michel Philippot, French composer and musicologist, born in Verzy, France (d. 1996)
  • 1925-02-09 Salah El Mahdi, Tunisian composer, conductor, musicologist, and artistic director, born in Tunis (d. 2014)
  • 1925-02-16 Paul Crawford, American Dixieland jazz musician, arranger, (Olympic Brass Band), and music historian (Tulane University), born in Atmore, Alabama (d. 1996)
  • 1925-07-14 Luis Antonio Escobar, Colombian composer and musicologist, born in Villapinzón, Cundinamarca (d. 1993)
  • 1925-12-31 Jaap Schröder, Dutch violinist, conductor (Academy of Ancient Music), musicologist, and pedagogue, born in Amsterdam (d. 2020)
  • 1926-01-01 Claire Polin [Schaff], composer flautist andmusicologist
  • 1926-01-25 James Erb, American composer, arranger, and musicologist (Shenendoah), born in La Junta, Colorado (d. 2014)
  • 1926-03-06 H.C. Robbins Landon, American musicologist (Haydn: Chronicle and Works), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2009)
  • 1926-04-14 Jan Maegaard, Danish composer and musicologist (Triptykon), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2012)
  • 1926-07-11 Rodolfo Arizaga, Argentinian composer and musicologist, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1985)
  • 1926-12-10 Dag Schjelderup-Ebbe, Norwegian musicologist, educator, and composer, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 2013)
  • 1927-03-02 Witold Szalonek, Polish composer (Satire), educator, and musicologist, born in Czechowice-Dziedzice, Poland (d. 2001) [1]
  • 1927-05-05 Charles Rosen, American pianist and musicologist (Sonata Forms), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1927-07-12 Pavle Merku, Italian-Slovene composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Trieste (d. 2014)
  • 1928-01-02 Alberto Zedda, Italian opera conductor and musicologist, born in Milan, Italy (d. 2017)
  • 1928-01-02 Tiberiu Olah, Romanian-Hungarian composer, teacher, and musicologist, born in 1928, Batar, Romania (d. 2002)

Deaths in Music

Deaths 101 - 200 of 211

  • 1973-06-08 Eino Linnala, Finnish composer, pedagogue, and musicologist dies at 76
  • 1973-07-30 Erich Katz, German-born American composer and musicologist, dies at 72
  • 1974-06-14 Knud Jeppesen, Danish organist, composer, educator (Royal Danish Academy, 1920-47; Aarhus University, 1946-57), and musicologist (La frottola), dies at 81
  • 1974-11-09 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austrian-English composer, teacher and musicologist, dies at 89
  • 1975-07-18 Federico Ghisi, Italian composer and musicologist, dies at 74
  • 1976-01-03 Mateusz Glinski, Polish conductor, musicologist, and composer, dies at 83
  • 1976-03-03 Alfred Sendrey [Szendrei], Hungarian-American organist, conductor, musicologist, and composer, dies at 92
  • 1976-12-12 Vinko Zganec, Croatian ethnomusicologist (b. 1890)
  • 1977-02-08 Eivind Groven, Norwegian composer and ethnomusicologist, dies at 75
  • 1977-03-30 Levko Revutsky, Ukrainian composer, pedagogue, and musicologist, dies at 88
  • 1977-09-07 Gustave Reese, American musicologist (Music in the Middle Ages; Music in the Renaissance), and teacher, dies at 77
  • 1979-09-09 Solon Michaelides, Cypriot composer, and musicologist, dies at 73
  • 1979-09-10 Stanyslav Lyudkevych, Ukranian composer, and musicologist, dies at 100
  • 1980-12-24 Alec Wilder, American classical, jazz, and pop music composer (The Churkendoose), and musicologist (American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, 1900-1950), dies at 73 [1]
  • 1981-05-07 Mieczyslaw Kolinski, Polish-Canadian composer (Encounterpoint), educator, and ethno-musicologist, dies at 79
  • 1981-10-21 Šrom, Karel, Czech composer, musicologist, and critic, dies at 77
  • 1982-05-12 Humphrey Searle, British composer and musicologist (Twentieth Century Counterpoint; The Music of Franz Liszt), dies at 66
  • 1982-11-14 Joachim Stutschewsky, Austrian-Israeli cellist, composer, and musicologist, dies at 91
  • 1983-11-01 Anthony van Hoboken, Dutch musicologist (Haydn Catalog), dies at 96
  • 1984-04-13 Ralph Kirkpatrick, American musician, musicologist and harpsichordist (Domenico Scarlatti), dies at 72
  • 1984-09-09 Walter Kaufmann, German-American conductor (Winnipeg Symphony, 1948-57), composer (Navaratnam), and musicologist (The Ragas of South India), dies at 77
  • 1985-03-16 Roger Sessions, American Pulitzer Prize winning composer (Concerto for Orchestra; The Black Maskers), musicologist, and educator (Princeton, 1936-45, 53-65; Berkeley, 1945-53), dies at 88
  • 1985-12-04 Marcel Boereboom, Belgian pianist, critic, educator, and musicologist (Handbook of Music History), dies at 83
  • 1986-08-30 Otto Mortensen, Danish composer and musicologist, dies at 79
  • 1986-11-18 Lajos Bárdos, Hungarian conductor, composer, musicologist and professor, dies at 87
  • 1987-03-04 Siro Cisilino, Italian composer and musicologist, dies at 83
  • 1988-03-14 Willi Apel, German-American musicologist (Harvard Dictionary of Music), dies at 94
  • 1988-04-25 Boris Kremenliev, Bulgarian-American composer (The Tell-Tale Heart), educator (UCLA, 1947-78), and ethno-musicologist (Bulgarian-Macedonian Folk Music),r, dies at 76
  • 1989-02-21 Otar Vasilisdze Taktakishvili, Georgian composer, conductor, teacher, and musicologist, dies at 64
  • 1989-04-18 Julia Smith, American composer (Prairie Kaleidoscope; Cynthia Parker), pianist (Orchestrette Classique), teacher, and musicologist (Aaron Copland: His Work and Contribution to American Music), dies at 84
  • 1989-05-11 Jitka Snížková, Czech composer, music educator and musicologist, dies at 64
  • 1990-01-12 Paul Amadeus Pisk, Austrian-American composer, musicologist, and educator, dies at 96
  • 1990-05-02 William Levi Dawson, American composer, choirmaster, and musicologist dies at 90
  • 1990-05-09 Patrick Piggott, British pianist, composer, and musicologist (The Life & Music of John Field; The Innocent Diversion - Music in the Life and Writings of Jane Austen), dies at 74
  • 1991-05-27 Leopold Nowak, Austrian musicologist (International Bruckner Society; Mozart's Requiem), and educator (Vienna University, 1932-73), dies at 86
  • 1991-11-08 John Kirkpatrick, American pianist and musicologist (Charles Ives Archives), dies at 86
  • 1992-08-09 William Russell [Russell William Wagner], American violinist, modern composer (Fugue for Eight Percussion Instruments), and musicologist (Oh, Mister Jelly), dies at 87
  • 1992-09-05 Armen Carapetyan, Americn musicologist and composer, dies at 83
  • 1993-09-15 Frits Noske, Dutch musicologist (Tie Musikwerk), dies at 72
  • 1994-01-13 Frederick William Sternfield, musicologist, dies at 79
  • 1994-10-22 David Buchan, Scottish ethno-musicologist, dies at 55
  • 1994-11-27 Fernando Lopes-Graça, Portuguese composer and musicologist (b. 1906)
  • 1995-01-22 Christopher Francis Palmer, British composer, orchestrator, and musicologist, dies of AIDS complications 48
  • 1995-03-10 Alexander Hyatt King, English musicologist and Mozart scholar, dies at 84
  • 1995-11-11 Kenneth S. Goldstein, American folklorist and record producer, dies at 68
  • 1995-12-25 Nicolas Slonimsky, Russian-American pianist, conductor, musicologist (Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns; Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians), and composer, dies at 101
  • 1996-02-02 Minao Shibata, Japanese composer and musicologist, dies at 79
  • 1996-03-19 Christopher Headington, English composer, musicologist and pianist, dies at 65
  • 1996-05-05 Salli Terri [Stella Tirri], Canadian-American Grammy Award-winning pop-classical-folk-exotica singer, arranger, composer (Duets with the Spanish Guitar), musicologist, and educator, dies after a series of strokes at 75
  • 1996-07-31 Paul Crawford, American Dixieland jazz musician, arranger, (Olympic Brass Band), and music historian (Tulane University), dies of lung cancer at 71
  • 1996-09-18 Vera Brodsky Lawrence, American concert pianist (CBS Symphony) and musicologist (Joplin; Gottschalk), dies at 87
  • 1996-10-08 Watkins Shaw, British musicologist, dies at 85
  • 1996-12-18 Arthur Jacobs, English musicologist (Penguin Dictionary of Music), dies at 74
  • 1997-05-05 Tolia Nikiprowetzky, French composer, ethno-musicologist and broadcaster of Russian heritage, dies at 80
  • 1997-05-09 Willy Hess, Swiss musicologist, composer and famous Beethoven scholar, dies at 90
  • 1998-07-20 Dieter Nowka, German composer, conductor and musicologist, dies at 74
  • 1998-08-03 Alfred Schnittke, Russian composer and musicologist, dies after a series strokes at 63
  • 1999-01-21 Jacques Chailley, French musicologist and composer, dies at 88
  • 2000-04-13 Inglis Gundry, British composer, musicologist and novelist, dies at 94
  • 2000-05-18 Steve Wolownik, American ethno-musicologist, balalaika player, arranger, and co-founder of the Balalaika and Domra Association of America, dies at 54
  • 2000-07-21 Stanojlo Rajičić, Serbian composer, educator, and musicologist, dies at 79
  • 2001-10-12 Witold Szalonek, Polish composer (Satire), educator, and musicologist, dies at 74
  • 2001-11-13 Marius Flothuis, Dutch composer, (Kleine Suite for 12 Harps; Espressioni Cordiali), artistic director (Concertgebouw Orchestra, 1955–74), musicologist (Mozart), and music critic, dies at 87
  • 2002-07-19 Alan Lomax, American ethno-musicologist, and folklorist (Library of Congress Archive of American Folk Song), dies at 87
  • 2002-08-26 Miguel Querol Gavalda, Spanish musicologist and composer, dies at 90
  • 2002-10-17 (George) Derek Bell, Northern Irish harpist, pianist, oboist, musicologist, and composer (The Chieftans; "Three Images of Ireland in Druid Times"), dies of a heart attack at 66 [1]
  • 2004-01-28 Trevor James Hold, British composer, writer, and musicologist (John Clare Songbook), dies at 64 [1]
  • 2005-09-13 Hans Joachim Koellreutter, German Brazilian composer, teacher and musicologist, dies at 90
  • 2005-11-04 Milton "Milt" Holland, American drummer, percussionist, ethnomusicologist (film Tinkerbell's tinkle, Bewitched's nose tinkle), dies at 88
  • 2006-08-08 Michael Hurd, British composer and musicologist known for his choral music (Jonah-Man Jazz), dies at 77
  • 2007-01-01 Tad Jones, American jazz music historian, dies at 54
  • 2007-11-29 Tom Terrell, American musicologist, NPR reviewer and deejay, dies at 57
  • 2007-12-06 András Szőllősy, Hungarian composer, and musicologist (cataloged works of Béla Bartók), dies at 86
  • 2008-05-16 Wilfrid Howard Mellers, English musicologist and composer (François Couperin and the French Classical Tradition), dies at 94
  • 2009-11-20 H.C. Robbins Landon, American musicologist (Haydn: Chronicle and Works), dies at 83
  • 2010-03-17 Charlie Gillett, British pop-rock and world music radio presenter and writer (The Sound of the City), dies at 68
  • 2010-07-05 David Fanshawe, British composer and ethno-musicologist (African Sanctus,; Pacific Odessey), dies of a stroke at 68
  • 2010-10-18 Marion Brown, American jazz alto saxophonist, (Marion Brown Quartet; John Coltrane -"Ascension"; Artie Schepp), avant garde composer, writer, and ethno-musicologist, dies at 79
  • 2010-11-23 James Tyler, American musicologist and author (b. 1940)
  • 2011-04-19 Jaroslav Smolka, Czech composer (Metamorfosi), music director, dramaturge, pedagogue, and musicologist, dies at 78
  • 2011-06-07 Nataraja Ramakrishna, Indian classical dancer, choreographer, and musicologist, dies at 88
  • 2012-01-17 Francisco Pulgar Vidal, Peruvian musicologist and composer, dies at 82
  • 2012-11-27 Jan Maegaard, Danish composer and musicologist (Triptykon), dies at 86
  • 2012-12-04 Jonathan Harvey, British composer (Bhakti; Wheel of Emptiness),educator, and musicologist (Music of Stockhausen), dies at 73
  • 2012-12-09 Charles Rosen, American pianist and musicologist (Sonata Forms), dies at 85
  • 2013-02-01 Dag Schjelderup-Ebbe, Norwegian musicologist, educator, and composer, dies at 86
  • 2014-01-14 Flavio Testi, Italian composer and musicologist, dies at 91
  • 2014-02-19 Imre Olsvik, Hungarian composer and ethno-musicologist, dies at 82
  • 2014-03-14 Werner Rackwitz, German opera director and musicologist (Handel-Renaissance), dies at 84
  • 2014-03-17 Joseph Kerman, American educator and musicologist (Contemplating Music: Challenges to Musicology), dies at 89
  • 2014-09-12 Salah El Mahdi, Tunisian composer, conductor, musicologist, and artistic director, dies at 89
  • 2014-10-20 Pavle Merku, Italian-Slovene composer and ethnomusicologist, dies at 87
  • 2014-11-11 James Erb, American composer, arranger, and musicologist (Shenendoah), dies at 88
  • 2015-01-02 Bob Gilmore, Irish keyboard player (Trio Scordatura), educator, and musicologist (Harry Partch: A Biography), dies of cancer at 53
  • 2015-02-17 Andrzej Koszewski, Polish choral and orchestral composer, and musicologist, dies at 92
  • 2015-07-15 Alan Curtis, American harpsichordist, musicologist and conductor, dies at 80
  • 2015-08-24 Vardo Rumessen, Estonian classical pianist, musicologist, politician, and independence advocate, dies at 73
  • 2015-12-04 Rodney Milne [Blumer], British opera critic (Opera magazine, 1971-99), musicologist, and libretto translator, dies at 79
  • 2016-03-20 Peter Williams, British organist and musicologist, dies at 78
  • 2016-06-18 Peter Feuchtwanger, German piano teacher, musicologist, and composer (Studies in Eastern Idiom; Introduction and Ragas for 8 Violas and cello), dies at 85