On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1857

  • Jan 20 Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, English composer, dies at 32
  • Feb 9 Dionysios Solomos, Greek poet of the Greek national anthem, dies at 58
  • Feb 14 Johannes Bernardus van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56
  • Feb 15 Mikhail Glinka, Russian composer ("Ruslan and Ludmilla"), dies at 53
  • Feb 26 Ole Andreas Lindeman, Norwegian composer and musician, dies at 88
  • Mar 17 Adolph Trube, composer, dies at 42
  • Jun 28 Joseph Fischhof, Czech-Austrian pianist and composer, dies at 53
  • Jul 15 Carl Czerny, Czech-Austrian pianist, composer (Schule der Virtuosen), and teacher, dies at 66
  • Sep 18 Karol Kurpiński, Polish composer and conductor (Pygmalion), dies at 72
  • Oct 14 Ignacy Marceli Komorowski, Polish composer, dies of tuberculosis at 33
  • Nov 7 Charles Zeuner, German-American composer and organist, dies at 62
  • Dec 11 Francois Henri Joseph Castil-Blaze, composer, dies at 73