On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1874

  • Feb 24 Anselmo Clavé, Spanish politician and composer, dies at 49
  • Mar 20 Hans Christian Lumbye, Danish composer, dies at 63
  • May 1 Vilém Blodek, Czech pianist, flautist, and composer, dies at 39
  • Oct 6 Thomas Tellefsen, Norwegian pianist and composer, dies at 50
  • Oct 26 Peter Cornelius, German composer and teacher (The Barber of Baghdad), dies of liver issues at 49
  • Dec 8 Franz Wilhelm Ferling, German oboist and composer (48 études for oboe) dies at 78
  • Dec 22 Johann Peter Pixis, German pianist and composer, dies at 86