On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1706

  • Jan 26 Guillaume Poitevin, composer, dies at 59

Person of interestJohann Pachelbel

Mar 9 Johann Pachelbel, German organist/composer, dies at 52

  • Sep 8 Romanus Weichlein, Austrian composer, dies at 53
  • Sep 20 Pierre Verdier, French composer working in Sweden, dies at 79
  • Oct 26 Andreas Werkmeister, German organist and composer, dies at 60
  • Dec 3 Emilie Juliane of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, German countess and hymn writer (b. 1637)