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Deaths in Music in 1797

  • Jan 30 Johann Abraham Sixt, composer, dies at 40
  • Feb 8 Johann Friedrich Doles, German composer, pupil of J. S. Bach, dies at 81
  • Feb 11 Antoine Dauvergne, French composer, dies at 83
  • Feb 27 Benvenuto Robbio San Raffaele, Italian composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 1 Juan Manuel Olivares, Venezuelan composer, dies at 36
  • Mar 19 Philip Hayes, English composer, dies at 58
  • Apr 3 Nonnosus Madlseder, German composer, dies at 66
  • Apr 12 Josef Antonin Stepan, Bohemian composer, dies at 71
  • May 30 Carl Ludwig Junker, German composer, dies at 48
  • Jul 29 Christoph Rheineck, composer, dies at 48
  • Aug 12 Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, German composer, dies at 73
  • Sep 23 Johann Georg Roser, composer, dies at 57
  • Oct 12 Pierre J√©lyotte, French composer, dies at 84
  • Dec 22 Giovanni Marco Rutini, Italian composer, dies at 74