On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1794

  • May 6 Jean-Jacques Beauvarlet-Charpentier, French composer, dies at 59
  • Jul 2 Franz Xaver Pokorny, Czech composer, dies at 64
  • Jul 7 Pascal Boyer, French composer, dies at 51
  • Jul 17 Jean-Frédéric Edelmann, French composer, executed by guillotine after false charges of treason during French Revolution at 45 [1]
  • Jul 22 Jean-Benjamin de La Borde, French composer, dies at 59
  • Aug 11 Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, German composer, dies at 72
  • Oct 12 James Lyon, American composer, dies at 59