On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1862

  • Jan 5 Franz Joseph Fröhlich, German composer, dies at 81
  • Feb 7 František Jan Škroup, Czech composer (Kde domov můj? - Czech national anthem), dies at 61
  • Mar 8 Adrien de La Fage, composer, dies at 56
  • Mar 17 Fromental Halévy, French composer, dies at 62
  • Apr 7 Sydney Nelson, composer, dies at 62
  • May 25 Johann Nestroy, Austrian actor, singer and playwright (Judith und Holofernes), dies at 60
  • May 29 Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, Polish composer, conductor and pedagogue, dies at 71
  • Aug 31 Ignaz Assmayer, composer, dies at 72
  • Nov 17 Alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer, dies at 63
  • Dec 24 Joseph Funk, early American composer, dies at 84
  • Dec 28 Joaquim Casimiro Jr., Portuguese composer, dies at 54