On This Day

Deaths in Music in 1801

  • Jan 11 Domenico Cimarosa, Italian composer (Il Matrimonio Segreto), dies at 51
  • Feb 8 Johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer, dies at 43
  • Mar 14 Christian Friedrich Penzel, German musician and composer, dies at 63
  • Mar 17 Juan de Sesé y Balaguer, Aragonese composer, dies at 64
  • Mar 21 Andrea Lucchesi, Italian composer, dies at 59
  • May 14 Johann Ernst Altenburg, composer, dies at 66
  • May 22 Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58
  • Jun 23 Bendix Friedrich Zinck, German composer, dies at 58
  • Jul 3 Johann Nepomuk Went, Bohemian composer, dies at 56
  • Jul 26 Daniel Dal Barba, Italian composer, dies at 86
  • Oct 23 Johann Gottlieb Naumann, German composer, dies at 60
  • Nov 6 Christian Friedrich Gregor, composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 9 Carl Philipp Stamitz, German composer, dies at 56