On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1861

  • Jan 22 Giovanni Battista Velluti, Italian castrato singer 'the last great castrato', dies at 80
  • Feb 12 Hippolyte-André-Baptiste Chélard, French violist, composer and conductor, dies at 72
  • Mar 10 Joseph-François Snel, Belgian composer, dies at 67
  • Mar 14 Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58
  • Mar 17 Petter Conrad Boman, Swedish composer, dies at 56
  • Apr 18 August Neithardt, German composer, dies at 67
  • May 3 Anthony Philip Heinrich, composer, dies at 80
  • May 12 Christian Heinrich Hohmann, composer, dies at 50
  • Jun 5 Tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer, dies at 55
  • Aug 29 Franz Joseph Glæser, Czech-Danish composer, dies at 63
  • Sep 14 Fortunato Santini, Italian priest and composer, dies at 83
  • Nov 28 Robert Fuhrer, composer, dies at 54
  • Dec 14 Heinrich August Marschner, German opera composer, dies at 66
  • Dec 15 Gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45
  • Dec 16 Karol Joseph Lipinski, Polish composer and virtuoso violinist, dies at 71