On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1868

  • Jan 3 Moritz Hauptmann, German composer, dies at 75
  • Jan 7 William Batchelder Bradbury, American composer, dies at 51
  • Jan 22 Moritz Ganz, German composer and cellist, dies at 61
  • Mar 2 Carl Eberwein, German composer and violinist, dies at 81
  • Apr 3 Franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies of pneumonia at 71
  • May 3 Olof Wilhelm Uddén, Swedish composer, dies at 68
  • Jun 5 Anselm Hüttenbrenner, Austrian composer, dies at 73
  • Jul 6 Samuel Lover, Irish composer, dies at 71
  • Jul 10 Carlo Conti, Italian composer, dies at 71
  • Jul 16 Louis François Dauprat, French composer and horn player, dies at 87
  • Jul 20 Antoine Prumier, French harpist and composer, dies at 75
  • Jul 20 Johann Friedrich Kittl, Czech composer, dies at 62
  • Jul 22 Zikmund Kolešovský, Czech composer, dies at 51
  • Aug 11 Halfdan Kjerulf, Norwegian composer (Brudefaerden i Hardanger), dies at 52
  • Aug 27 Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, Swiss composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 10 Franz Anton Adam Stockhausen, German composer and harpist, dies at 79
  • Sep 24 Jan Albert van Eijken, Dutch composer and organist, dies at 45
  • Oct 6 Leon Charles Francois Kreutzer, composer, dies at 51

Person of interestGioachino Rossini

Nov 13 Gioachino Rossini, Italian composer (Barber of Seville, William Tell), dies at 76