On This Day

Deaths in Music in 1846

  • Feb 3 Joseph Weigl, Austrian composer and conductor (Waisenhaus), dies at 79
  • Feb 18 Giovanni Liverati, Italian composer, dies at 73
  • Feb 22 Carolus Antonius Fodor [Carel Anton Fodor], Dutch pianist, conductor and prominent composer, dies at 77
  • Apr 16 Domenico Dragonetti, composer, dies at 83
  • May 8 Giacomo Cordella, Italian composer, dies at 59
  • Jul 24 Joseph Leopold Eybler, Austrian composer/choir master, dies at 81
  • Aug 1 Peter Ritter, German cellist and composer, dies at 83
  • Aug 7 Johann Christian Heinrich Rinck, composer, dies at 76
  • Aug 27 Franciszek Ścigalski, Polish composer, dies at 64
  • Aug 27 Gottfied Wilhelm Fink, German composer, dies at 63
  • Sep 17 Francesco Giuseppi Pollini, composer, dies at 84