Year 1861 in Music History

Musicians Who Died in 1861

  • Jan 22 Giovanni Battista Velluti, Italian castrato singer 'the last great castrato', dies at 80
  • Feb 12 Hippolyte-André-Baptiste Chélard, French violist, composer and conductor, dies at 72
  • Mar 10 Joseph-François Snel, Belgian composer, dies at 67
  • Mar 14 Louis Niedermeyer, Swiss-French composer, dies at 58
  • Mar 17 Petter Conrad Boman, Swedish composer, dies at 56

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