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Deaths in Music in 1838

  • Jan 13 Ferdinand Ries, German composer dies at 53
  • Jan 20 Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64
  • Feb 5 Philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62
  • Feb 22 Friedrich Johann Eck, German violinist and composer (Concertos pour violon), dies at 70
  • Mar 24 Thomas Attwood, composer, dies at 72
  • May 28 Thomas Busby, composer, dies
  • Jul 19 Frederic Nicolas Duvernoy, composer, dies at 72
  • Jul 28 Bernhard Henrik Crusell, Swedish-Finnish composer, dies at 62
  • Jul 29 Jonathan Huntington, composer, dies at 66
  • Sep 7 Joseph Panny, composer, dies at 43
  • Sep 8 Pietro Rovelli, composer, dies at 45
  • Oct 4 Eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, German composer, dies at 79
  • Nov 24 Karl Ludwig Hellwig, German composer, dies at 65