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Deaths in Music in 1831

  • Jan 6 Rodolphe Kreutzer, Fr composer/violinist (Kreutzersonate), dies at 64
  • Jan 8 Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer, dies at 71
  • Mar 4 Georg Michael Telemann, German composer, dies at 82
  • Mar 12 Johann Franz Volkert, composer, dies at 64
  • Apr 13 Ferdinand Kauer, composer, dies at 80
  • May 5 Friedrich Ludwig Seidel, composer, dies at 65
  • May 24 Benjamin Carr, composer, dies at 62
  • Jun 15 Peter Fuchs, composer, dies at 78
  • Jun 16 Josef Schnabel, German composer, dies at 64
  • Jul 18 Thomas Greatorex, English composer, dies at 72
  • Jul 24 Maria Szymanowska, Polish composer, dies at 41
  • Aug 16 Eduard Brendler, composer, dies at 30
  • Aug 22 John White, English organist and violinist, dies at 52
  • Sep 6 Johann Ernst Friedrich Wollank, composer, dies at 49
  • Sep 8 John Aitken, Scottish-born music publisher (b. 1745)
  • Sep 10 George Guest, English organist and composer, dies at 60
  • Sep 18 Peter Hansel, composer, dies at 60
  • Nov 14 Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, Austrian-French composer and piano builder, dies at 74
  • Nov 15 Vincenc MaĊĦek, Bohemian composer, dies at 76
  • Dec 2 Traugott Maximilian Eberwein, German composer, dies at 56
  • Dec 11 John George Schetky, American violoncellist, music teacher and composer, dies at 55