On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1799

  • Feb 12 František Xaver Dušek, Czech composer, dies at 67
  • Feb 18 Maurus Haberhauer, Czech composer, dies at 52
  • Mar 18 John Randall, British composer, dies at 82
  • Mar 25 Constantin Reindl, German composer, dies at 60
  • Apr 1 Narciso Casanovas, composer, dies at 52
  • Apr 19 Pieter Hellendaal, violinist/organist/composer (Glees), dies at 78
  • Apr 28 Francois Giroust, French composer, dies at 62
  • May 2 Henri-Joseph Rigel, composer, dies at 58
  • May 9 Claude-Bénigne Balbastre, French organist, harpsichordist, and composer, dies at 74
  • Jun 18 Johann Andre, German composer, dies at 58
  • Aug 6 Joseph Friebert, Austrian composer, dies at 74
  • Aug 16 Vincenzo Manfredini, Italian composer, dies at 61
  • Aug 20 Johann Christian Gottlob Eidenbenz, German composer, dies at 37
  • Oct 16 Antoine-Frederic Gresnick, composer, dies at 44
  • Oct 24 Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer, dies at 59
  • Dec 5 Robert Kimmerling, Austrian composer, dies at 61
  • Dec 20 David Traugott Nicolai, German composer, dies at 66