On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1863

  • Jan 9 Ferdinand Huber, Swiss composer, dies at 71
  • Apr 8 Joseph Netherclift, English composer, dies at 70
  • Apr 15 Jan Nepomuk Kanka, Czech composer, dies at 90
  • May 14 Emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer, dies at 46
  • Jun 7 Franz Xaver Gruber, Austrian organist and composer (Silent Night), dies at 75
  • Jul 22 Carl Schuberth, composer, dies at 52
  • Aug 5 Adolf Friedrich Hesse, German composer, dies at 53
  • Nov 21 Joseph Mayseder, Austrian violinist and composer, dies at 74