On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1828

  • Jan 13 Abbé Alexandre-Auguste Robineau, French composer and painter, dies at 80
  • Mar 8 Johann Anton Sulzer, Swiss writer and composer, dies at 75
  • Jun 15 Brizio Petrucci, Italian composer, dies at 91
  • Oct 3 Josephus Andreas Fodor, Dutch Classical era violinist and composer, dies at 77

Franz Schubert

Nov 19 Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (Die schöne Müllerin), dies at 31 from typhoid fever

  • Dec 30 Waldemar Thrane, Norwegian composer, dies at 38