On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1855

  • Mar 17 Ramon Carnicer y Batlle, Spanish composer, dies at 65
  • Apr 24 Walenty Karol Kratzer, composer, dies at 75
  • Apr 30 Henry Bishop, British composer and conductor, dies at 68
  • May 4 Camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66
  • Jun 28 Giovanni Agostino Perotti, Italian composer, dies at 86
  • Aug 27 Francisco Eduardo da Costa, Portuguese composer, dies at 36
  • Sep 24 Alexandre Stiévenard, French violinist, guitarist and composer, dies at 86
  • Oct 13 Gottfried Rieger, Czech composer, dies at 91