On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1808

  • Apr 25 Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66
  • Jun 11 Giovanni Battista Cirri, Italian cellist and composer, dies at 83
  • Jun 16 Georg Wenzel Ritter, composer, dies at 60
  • Jul 20 François-Hippolyte Barthélémon, French composer, dies at 66
  • Jul 29 Selam III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808), dies
  • Aug 13 Henri Hardouin, French composer, dies at 81
  • Aug 30 Joseph Anton Bauer, composer, dies at 83
  • Sep 26 Pavel Vranicky, composer, dies at 51
  • Sep 27 Gaétan Vestris, French ballet dancer, dies at 79
  • Dec 1 Anton Fischer, composer, dies at 30