Deaths in Music in 1872

  • Mar 30 Nikolaos Mantzaros, Italian-Greek composer, dies at 76
  • Apr 12 Nikolaos Mantzaros, Greek composer (b. 1795)
  • May 15 Thomas Hastings, American composer, dies at 87
  • May 17 Eduard Sobolewski, Polish-American violinist and composer, dies at 63
  • Jun 3 Heinrich Esser, composer, dies at 53
  • Jun 4 Stanisław Moniuszko, Polish composer, dies at 53
  • Jun 28 Karl Ludwig Friedrich Hetsch, German composer, dies at 66
  • Jul 26 Michele Carafa, composer, dies at 84
  • Aug 11 Lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80
  • Aug 19 Eugene-Prosper Prevost, French composer, dies at 63
  • Sep 7 Antoni Stolpe, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 21
  • Nov 29 Giovanni Tadolini, composer, dies at 83