On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1812

  • Jan 15 Johannes Herbst, German composer, dies at 76
  • Jan 24 Eligio Celestino, composer, dies at 72
  • Feb 5 Franz Schneider, composer, dies at 74
  • Feb 9 Franz Anton Hoffmeister, German music publisher and composer, dies at 57
  • Mar 20 Jan Ladislav Dussek, Bohemian pianist/composer, dies at 52
  • Apr 23 Franz Sebastian Haindl, German composer and violinist, dies at 85
  • May 13 Johann Matthias Sperger, Austrian double bassist and composer, dies at 62
  • May 21 Joseph Wolfl, Austrian composer, dies at 38
  • Jul 24 Joseph Schuster, composer, dies at 63
  • Aug 12 Jean-Joseph Rodolphe, Alsatian composer, dies at 81
  • Aug 19 Vincenzo Righini, Italian composer and singer, dies at 56
  • Aug 21 Silverius Muller, Austrian composer, priest, and educator, dies at 67
  • Sep 21 Emmanuel Schikaneder, German performing arts impresario, dramatist, actor, singer, and librettist (Mozart's "Magic Flute"), dies at 61
  • Dec 12 John Malchair, German-born English artist, violinist and composer, dies at 82
  • Dec 13 Marianne Martinez, Austrian composer, dies at 68
  • Dec 23 Michel Delalande, French sacred music composer and maître de musique (Cathedral of Chartres, 1761-85), dies at 73