Famous People Who Died in September 1879

  • Sep 8 Nikolay Ivanovich Zaremba, Russian musical teacher to Tchaikovsky and composer, dies at 58
  • Sep 12 Peter Arnold Heise, Danish composer (Drot og Marsk (King and Marshal)), dies at 49
  • Sep 14 Bernhard von Cotta, German geologist, dies at 70
  • Sep 17 Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, French architect (restored medieval monuments including city of Carcassonne), dies at 65
  • Sep 28 Nathan Cook Meeker, American journalist and social reformer, murdered by Ute Indians at 62