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Deaths in Music in 1817

  • Jan 14 Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny, composer, dies at 87
  • Jan 16 Antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55
  • Jan 28 Friedrich Ludwig Æmilius Kunzen, German composer, dies at 55
  • Feb 9 Franz Wilhelm Tausch, composer, dies at 54
  • Feb 20 Martin de Ron, composer, dies at 27
  • Mar 1 Luigi Gatti, Italian composer, dies at 77
  • Mar 13 Matej Sojka, Bohemian composer, dies at 77
  • Mar 18 Johann Jakob Walder, composer, dies at 67
  • Apr 6 Bonaventura Furlanetto, Italian composer, dies at 78
  • May 21 Johann Friedrich Christmann, German composer, dies at 64
  • Jun 23 Otto Carl Erdmann Kospoth, Prussian composer, dies at 63
  • Oct 12 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer, dies at 66
  • Oct 18 Etienne-Nicolas Méhul, French composer (b. 1763)
  • Nov 1 Giovanni Zanotti, Italian composer, dies at 79
  • Nov 7 Francesco Pasquale Ricci, Italian composer, dies at 85
  • Dec 1 Justin Heinrich Knechtl, composer, dies at 65