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

Person of interestFranz Schubert

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

Composer Franz Schubert
Franz Schubert
  • Dec 30 Waldemar Thrane, Norwegian composer, dies at 38