On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1805

  • Jan 19 Johann Gottlieb Karl Spazier, German composer, dies at 43
  • Jan 23 Vaclav Pichl, Czech composer, dies at 63
  • Jan 24 Giacomo Conti, Italian composer, dies at 50
  • Feb 27 Stefan Paluselli, Austrian choirmaster, composer, and monk, dies at 57
  • Apr 6 Lorenz Justinian Ott, German composer, dies at 56
  • May 28 Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini, Italian composer/cellist (Minuet), dies at 62
  • Jul 1 Georg Ritschel, German composer, dies at 60
  • Aug 1 Friedrich Christoph Gebtewitz, German composer, dies at 51
  • Aug 31 Joseph Abaco, Italian composer, dies at 95
  • Oct 13 Johann Christoph Kuhnau, composer, dies at 70
  • Oct 21 Johann Baptist Lasser, composer, dies at 54
  • Dec 10 Friedrich Franz Hurka, composer, dies at 43