Deaths in Music in 1891

  • Jan 5 Emma Abbott, American soprano (b. 1849)
  • Jan 7 Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79
  • Jan 8 Fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81
  • Jan 16 Clement Philibert Leo Delibes, composer (Lakmé), dies at 54
  • Jan 17 Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74
  • Jan 21 Calixa Lavallee, composer, dies at 48
  • Apr 15 Stephen Albert Emery, American composer and pianist, dies at 49
  • Apr 17 Jules Eugene Abraham Alary, composer, dies at 77
  • May 23 Ignace Xavier Joseph Leybach, composer, dies at 73
  • May 26 Frederick Bowen Jewson, composer, dies at 67
  • Jun 14 Nicolo Gabrielli, composer, dies at 77
  • Jun 23 Francis Henry Brown, composer, dies at 73
  • Jun 24 Ann Sheppard Mounsey, composer, dies at 80
  • Jun 28 Jose Inzenga y Castellanos, composer, dies at 63
  • Jul 3 Stefano Golinelli, composer, dies at 72
  • Jul 4 Frederic Louis Ritter, composer, dies at 67
  • Jul 21 Franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor, dies at 51
  • Aug 5 Henry Charles Litolff, French pianist/componist, dies at 73
  • Sep 2 Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger, composer, dies at 76
  • Dec 23 Holger Simon Paulli, composer, dies at 81
  • Dec 28 Alfred Cellier, composer, dies at 47