On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1849

  • Feb 8 Francois-Antoine Habeneck, composer, dies at 68
  • Feb 9 Corneille Vander Planken, Belgian violinist and composer, dies at 76
  • Feb 13 Christian Rummel, German conductor and composer, dies at 61
  • Feb 22 Alexander Fesca, German pianist and composer, dies at 28
  • May 11 Otto Nicolai, German composer & conductor, dies at 38 of a stroke
  • Jun 3 Francois de Paule Jacques Raymond de Fossa, French classical guitarist and composer, dies at 73
  • Jun 10 Friedrich Kalkbrenner, German-French pianist and composer, dies at 63
  • Aug 26 Jacques-Fereol Mazas, composer, dies at 66
  • Sep 25 Johann Baptist Strauss, elder, composer (Radetzky-Marsch), dies at 45

Person of interestFrederic Chopin

Oct 17 Frederic Chopin, Polish-French pianist and composer (Concert in F Minor), dies of at 39

Composer Frederic Chopin
Composer
Frederic Chopin
  • Dec 14 Conradin Kreutzer, German composer, dies at 69