Deaths in Music in 1864

  • Jan 4 Mateo Ferrer, composer, dies at 75
  • Jan 8 Victor-Charles-Paul Dourlen, composer, dies at 83

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Jan 13 Stephen Foster, American composer (My Old Kentucky Home), dies at 37 in New York

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  • Jan 15 Isaac Nathan, UK-Australian composer (b. 1792)
  • Jan 16 Anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68
  • Jan 23 Michele Puccini, composer, dies at 50
  • Jan 24 Otto Jonas Lindblad, composer, dies at 54
  • Feb 16 Vaclav Jindrich Veit, composer, dies at 58
  • Mar 30 Louis Alexander Balthasar Schindelmeisser, composer, dies 52
  • Apr 13 Johann Schneider, German composer and organist, dies at 74
  • May 2 Giacomo Meyerbeer, German opera composer (Golt Und Die Natur), dies at 72
  • Jul 28 Johann Hermann Kufferath, composer, dies at 67
  • Oct 18 Jacques Francois Gallay, composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 27 Andreas Randel, Swedish composer, dies at 58
  • Dec 21 William Henry Fry, composer, dies at 51