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Year 1894 in Music History

Events in Music

Musicians Who Died in 1894

  • Jan 21 Guillaume Lekeu, Belgian composer (Épithalame), dies of typhoid fever at 24
  • Feb 4 Adolphe Sax, Belgium musician and inventor (saxophone), dies at 79
  • Feb 11 Pasqual Juan Emilio Arrieta y Corera, composer, dies at 70
  • Feb 12 Hans von Bülow, German pianist and composer (b. 1830)
  • Feb 17 Francisco Barbieri Spanish zarzuela opera composer (El Diablo en el poder), dies at 70

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