On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1787

  • Mar 11 Maximilien Gardel, French ballet dancer and choreographer (Menuet Reine), dies at 45
  • May 13 Johann Michael Malzat, Austrian composer, dies at 38
  • May 28 Johann Georg Leopold Mozart, Austrian composer, dies at 67
  • Jun 20 Carl Friedrich Abel, German/British viola player/composer, dies at 63
  • Nov 15 Christoph Willibald Gluck, Austrian composer (Iphigénie Tauride), dies at 73
  • Nov 23 Anton Schweitzer, German composer, dies at 52