On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1858

  • Jan 3 Rachel Félix [Elisabeth "Eliza/Élisa"], French singer and actress (Muse), dies at 36
  • Jan 8 Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48
  • Feb 19 Alois Basil Nikolaus Tomasini, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 78
  • Apr 3 Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer and royal chaplain master, dies at 79
  • Apr 7 Anton Diabelli, Austria publisher and composer, dies at 76
  • Apr 16 Johann Baptist Cramer, German British pianist, composer and publisher, dies at 87
  • Jun 3 Julius Reubke, German composer, dies at 24
  • Jun 12 William Horsley, English musician and composer, dies at 83
  • Jul 6 Jan Emmanuel Doležálek, Bohemian organist and composer, dies at 78
  • Sep 10 Henry Wellington Greatorex, English American composer (Gloria Patri), dies at 44
  • Sep 11 Alexander Gurilyov, Russian composer, dies at 55
  • Oct 26 Isac B. Woodbury, American church composer (The Dulcimer), dies at 39
  • Oct 26 Isac Baker Woodbury, American composer, and musicologist (The Dulcimer: Or the New York Collection of Sacred Music), dies at 39
  • Dec 18 Joseph-Henri-Ignace Mees, Flemish composer, dies at 81
  • Dec 27 Alexandre Pierre François Boëly, French composer, dies at 73