Deaths in Music in 1861

  • Feb 12 Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, 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 Heinrich August Neithardt, 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, composer, dies at 83
  • Nov 28 Robert Fuhrer, composer, dies at 54
  • Dec 14 Heinrich August Marschner, composer, dies at 66
  • Dec 15 Gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45
  • Dec 16 Karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71