On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1865

  • Apr 1 Giuditta Pasta, Italian soprano, dies at 67
  • Apr 8 John Park, Scottish composer, dies at 61
  • Apr 26 Charles J Sax, Belgium musician & father of Adolphe Sax inventor of the saxophone, dies at 74
  • Jun 15 Jakob Zeugheer, Swiss composer, dies at 61
  • Jul 24 Johan Filip von Schantz, composer, dies at 30
  • Aug 17 Johann Nepomuk Poissl, Bavarian composer, dies at 82
  • Aug 27 Józef Nowakowski, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 64
  • Sep 24 Frantiszek Sołtyk, Polish composer, dies at 81
  • Oct 8 Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, Moravian violinist and composer, dies at 51
  • Oct 12 William Vincent Wallace, Irish-American violinist (known as the 'Australian Paganini'), and composer (Maritana), dies at 53
  • Nov 6 Thérèse Wartel, French pianist and composer, dies at 51
  • Nov 23 Josef Leopold Zvonař, Czech organist and composer, dies at 41
  • Dec 6 Sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (Arreglito), dies at 56
  • Dec 18 Francisco Manuel da Silva, composer, dies at 70