On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1853

  • Jan 3 Theodor Uhlig, composer, dies at 30
  • Apr 11 Louis Emmanuel Jadin, French composer, dies at 124
  • Apr 15 Johann Leopold Fuchs, German composer, dies at 67
  • May 9 Johann Philipp Samuel Schmidt, German composer, dies at 73
  • Aug 6 Josif Josifovich Genishta, Russian composer, dies at 57
  • Aug 15 Giovanni Battista Polledro, Italian composer, dies at 72
  • Aug 18 Peter Lichtenthal, composer, dies at 73
  • Sep 4 Jonathan Blewitt, English organist and composer, dies at 71
  • Oct 3 George Onslow, English-French composer (chamber music), dies at 69
  • Oct 29 Pierre-Joseph-Guillaume Zimmermann, composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 29 William Richard Bexfield, English composer, dies at 29
  • Oct 30 Pietro Raimondi, Italian composer (Potifar, Giacobbe), dies at 66
  • Nov 4 Alexander Stadtfeld, German composer, dies at 27
  • Nov 23 Francisco Andrevi y Castellar, Spanish choirmaster and composer, dies at 67
  • Nov 23 [Johann Christian] Friedrich Schneider, German composer and conductor, dies at 67
  • Dec 5 Johann Peter Heuschkel, composer, dies at 80