On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1798

  • Jan 20 Christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master, dies at 66
  • Jan 26 Christian Gottlob Neefe, German composer, conductor and tutor of Ludwig van Beethoven, dies at 49
  • Feb 6 Niels Schiørring, Danish musician and composer, dies at 54
  • Mar 22 Justin Morgan, composer, dies at 51
  • Jun 26 Eugene Godecharle, composer, dies at 56
  • Jun 28 Pierre Dutillieu, composer, dies at 44
  • Jul 15 Gaetano Pugnani, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 66
  • Aug 7 Johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer, dies at 65
  • Aug 15 Felice Alessandri, composer, dies at 50
  • Sep 16 Damasus Brosmann, Moravian composer, dies at 67
  • Oct 21 Johann Christoph Schmugel, composer, dies at 71
  • Nov 30 Friedrich Fleischmann, German composer, dies at 32