On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1827

  • Jan 30 Johann Philipp Christian Schulz, German composer, dies at 53
  • Feb 2 Johann Nepomuk Kalcher, composer, dies at 62
  • Feb 7 Franz Anton Dimmler, German composer, dies at 73
  • Feb 26 David Moritz Michael, composer, dies at 75
  • Mar 9 Franz Xaver Gerl, Austrian bass singer and composer, dies at 62

Person of interestLudwig van Beethoven

Mar 26 Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer (5th Symphony, Ode to Joy), dies of liver disease at 56

  • Apr 3 Ernst Chladni, German physicist and musician (Estimating the speed of sound Chladni's law), dies at 70
  • Apr 24 Pierre-Joseph Candeille, French composer, dies at 82
  • Apr 26 Bernardo Ottani, Italian composer, dies at 90
  • Aug 2 James Hewitt, American composer and conductor, dies at 57
  • Nov 7 Bartolomeo Campagnoli, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 76
  • Nov 20 Alexey Titov, Russian composer, dies at 58
  • Dec 9 François Léonard Rouwyzer, composer, dies at 90
  • Dec 26 Jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81