On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1826

  • Jan 17 Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (b. 1806)
  • Mar 11 Gervais-François Couperin, French composer, dies at 66
  • Mar 27 Jakob Haibel, Austrian composer, dies at 63
  • Apr 3 Reginald Heber, bishop & hymn writer, dies
  • Apr 13 Franz Danzi, German composer & cellist, dies at 62
  • May 10 Giuseppe Sigismondo, Italian historian and composer, dies at 86
  • May 24 Friedrich Fesca, composer, dies at 37
  • May 25 Christian Friedrich Ruppe, Dutch-German composer, dies at 72
  • Jun 5 Carl Maria von Weber, German romantic composer (Der Freischutz), dies at 39
  • Jul 7 Friedrich Dülon, German flautist and composer, dies at 56
  • Jul 11 Carl Bernhard Wessely, composer, dies at 57
  • Jul 17 Joseph Graetz, German composer, dies at 65
  • Jul 24 Jacob Kimball, composer, dies at 65
  • Jul 26 Friedrich Wilhelm Weis, German physician and composer, dies at 82
  • Aug 30 Theodor Zwetler, Austrian composer, dies at 67
  • Nov 17 Louise Reichardt, German composer, dies at 47
  • Nov 22 Pavel Lambert Mašek, Czech composer, dies at 65
  • Dec 10 Benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer, dies at 68