On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1795

  • Jan 13 Francois-Joseph Krafft, composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 19 Maria Teresa Agnesi, composer, dies at 74
  • Jan 26 Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, composer and 5th son of Johann Sebastian Bach, dies at 62
  • Feb 1 Giacomo Insanguine, Italian organist & composer, dies at 66
  • Mar 5 Josef Reicha, composer, dies at 42
  • Jul 6 Georg Gottfried Petri, German composer, dies at 79
  • Aug 19 Friedrich Hartmann Graf, German composer, dies at 67
  • Aug 31 François-André Danican Philidor, French composer and chess champion, dies at 68
  • Nov 6 Jiří Antonín Benda, Czech composer and violinist, dies at 73
  • Nov 19 Thomas Linley the elder, English musician and tenor, dies at 62