On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1803

  • Jan 2 Ignaz Franz von Beecke, German composer, dies at 69
  • Jan 26 Georg von Pasterwiz, Austrian composer, dies at 72
  • Feb 16 Jan V clav Stich, Bohemian composer, dies at 56
  • Mar 17 Candido Jose Ruano, Spanish composer, dies at 42
  • Mar 29 Gottfried van Swieten, Dutch composer (b. 1733)
  • Apr 2 Hieronymus van Alphen, Dutch attorney/poet (church hymns), dies at 56
  • Apr 15 Václav Norbert Brixi, Czech organist, composer and priest (aka s Jeroným) dies at 65
  • Jul 5 William Jackson [Jackson of Exeter], English composer and organist, dies at 73
  • Jul 14 Esteban Salas y Castro, Cuban composer, dies at 77
  • Sep 5 Francois Devienne, composer, dies at 44
  • Sep 9 Armand-Emmanuel Trial, composer, dies at 32
  • Sep 17 Franz Xaver Sussmayr, composer, dies
  • Sep 30 Charles Broche, French composer, dies at 51
  • Nov 3 Henri Moreau, Flemish composer, dies at 75