On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1839

  • Jan 19 Georg Abraham Schneider, German horn player and composer, dies at 68
  • Mar 4 Ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72
  • Mar 13 Robert Gallenberg, Austrian composer, dies at 55
  • Apr 20 Giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies
  • May 3 Ferdinando Paer, composer, dies at 67
  • Jun 13 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, French musician and composer, dies at 66
  • Jun 15 Hans Skramstad, composer, dies at 41
  • Jul 10 Fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer, dies at 61
  • Aug 23 Charles Philippe Lafont, composer, dies at 57
  • Sep 21 Jacob Gottfried Weber, German composer, dies at 60
  • Dec 7 Jan Matyas Nepomuk August Vitasek, composer, dies at 69
  • Dec 18 Charles-Henri Plantade, French composer, dies at 75