Deaths in Music in 1856

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  • Jan 17 Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41
  • Feb 17 John Braham, English tenor singer and composer, dies at 81
  • Mar 28 Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer, dies at 76
  • May 3 Adolfo Fumagalli, composer, dies at 27
  • May 3 Adolphe Charles Adam, French composer/critic (Giselle), dies at 52
  • Jul 29 Robert A Schumann, German pianist/composer (Humoresque), dies at 46
  • Aug 4 Johann Gottlieb Schneider, composer, dies at 59
  • Aug 5 Robert Lucas Pearsall, English composer, dies at 61
  • Aug 20 Philipp Jakob Riotte, composer, dies at 80
  • Aug 21 Peter Joseph von Lindpaintner, composer, dies at 64
  • Oct 10 Michal Wielhorski, composer, dies at 67
  • Nov 17 William Knyvett, composer, dies at 77