On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1843

  • Jan 7 Franz Schoberlechner, Austrian composer, dies at 45
  • Jan 11 Francis Scott Key, American lawyer, poet and composer of the lyrics to "Star Spangled Banner" dies at 63
  • Apr 14 Joseph Franz Karl Lanner, Austrian composer/violist, dies at 42
  • May 12 Johann Georg Lickl, Austrian composer, dies at 74
  • Jun 22 Gabriele Prota, Italian composer, dies at 88
  • Oct 10 Karl Theodor Toeschi, composer, dies at 75
  • Nov 29 Marco Santucci, Italian composer, dies at 81