Deaths in Music in 1840

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  • Mar 12 Friedrich Westenholz, composer, dies at 61
  • May 5 Gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer, dies at 67
  • May 5 Matthaus Fischer, composer, dies at 76
  • May 27 Niccolo Paganini, Italian composer and violin virtuoso (Princess Lucca), dies at 57
  • Jul 22 Josef Jawurek, composer, dies at 83
  • Jul 23 Frantisek Max Knize, composer, dies at 55
  • Aug 24 Joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer, dies at 89
  • Sep 15 Franz Xaver Pechacek, composer, dies at 47