Famous Deaths in August 1853

  • Aug 6 Josif Josifovich Genishta, composer, dies at 57
  • Aug 15 Giovanni Battista Polledro, composer, dies at 72
  • Aug 18 Peter Lichtenthal, composer, dies at 73
  • Aug 23 Alexander Calder, first mayor of Beaumont, Texas (b. 1806)