On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1871

  • Feb 1 Alexander Nikoleyevich Serov, Russian composer, dies at 51
  • Feb 7 Henry Steinway [Heinrich Steinweg], German American piano manufacturer (Steinway & Sons), dies at 73
  • Mar 20 Antonio Buzzolla, composer, dies at 56
  • Apr 5 Georg Andreas Henkel, German composer, dies at 66
  • Apr 8 Charles-Louis Hanssens, Belgian composer, dies at 68
  • Apr 27 Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, Austrian composer, dies at 59
  • May 12 Daniel François Esprit Auber, French opera composer (Fra Diavolo), dies at 89
  • May 24 Francisco Salvador Daniel, French composer, and ethno-musicologist, dies at 40
  • May 26 Aimé Maillart, French opera composer (Les Dragons de Villars), dies at 54
  • Jul 17 Carl Tausig, Polish pianist, student and protégé of Liszt, and composer noted for his transcriptions, dies of typhoid at 29
  • Sep 3 Vaclav Horak, Czech composer, dies at 71
  • Sep 8 Etienne-Joseph Soubre, composer, dies at 57
  • Sep 12 Karl Collan, Finnish composer, dies at 43
  • Sep 26 Cipriani Potter, English pianist and composer, dies at 78
  • Dec 29 Ferdinand Marcucci, Italian harpist and composer, dies at 71