On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1800

  • Jan 6 William Jones, English composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 10 Johan Wikmanson, composer, dies at 46
  • Mar 2 Christian Friedrich Schale, composer, dies at 86
  • Mar 3 Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, German composer, dies at 64
  • Mar 9 Dominique Della-Maria, French composer, dies at 30
  • Apr 25 William Cowper, English pre-romantic poet (Olney Hymns), dies at 68
  • May 7 Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Roland), dies at 72
  • Jun 10 Johann Abraham Peter Schulz, German composer, dies at 53
  • Aug 3 Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch, German composer, dies at 63
  • Sep 26 William Billings, American hymn composer (Rose of Sharon), dies at 53
  • Dec 19 Georg Peter Weimar, composer, dies at 66