On This Day

Deaths in Music in 1850

  • Jan 1 Raphael G. Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist (Arab Music), dies at 76
  • Jan 27 Philipp Roth, composer, dies at 70
  • Mar 19 Adalbert Gyrowetz, Bohemian composer, dies at 87
  • Apr 3 Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, Czech composer, dies at 75
  • Apr 24 Louis Alexandre Piccinni, Italian-French composer, dies at 70
  • Jun 18 Antoni Weinert, composer, dies at 99
  • Jul 12 Robert Stevenson, Scottish civil engineer (Bell Rock Lighthouse, Scotland), dies at 78
  • Jul 28 Stefano Pavesi, composer, dies at 71
  • Aug 4 Frantisek Tucek, composer, dies at 68