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Year 1838 in Music History

Events in Music

Musicians Who Died in 1838

  • Jan 13 Ferdinand Ries, German composer dies at 53
  • Jan 20 Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, French cellist and composer, dies at 64
  • Feb 5 Philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62
  • Feb 22 Friedrich Johann Eck, German violinist and composer (Concertos pour violon), dies at 70
  • Mar 24 Thomas Attwood, English organist and composer, dies at 72

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