On This Day

Deaths in Music in 1876

  • Jan 10 Charles EH de Coussemaker, Belgian musicologist/historian, dies at 70
  • Feb 10 Johan August Söderman, Swedish composer, dies at 43
  • Feb 21 Henry John Gauntlett, English organist and composer, dies at 70
  • Feb 28 Charles Edward Horsley, composer, dies at 53
  • Mar 4 Alfred Holmes, English violinist and composer, dies at 38
  • Mar 5 Marie d'Agoult, [pen name Daniel Stern], French author and mother of composer Franz Liszt's children, dies at 70
  • Mar 19 Jozef Stefani, Polish composer, dies at 75
  • Apr 16 Augustin-Philippe Peellaert, composer, dies at 83
  • Apr 19 Samuel Sebastian Wesley, English organist and composer, dies at 65
  • May 7 Franz count of Pocci, German artist/composer (Alchemist), dies at 69
  • Jun 18 August Rockel, composer, dies at 61
  • Jun 25 John Patton, trumpeter, dies at Little Bighorn
  • Jun 28 August W Ambros, Austria musicologist, dies at 59
  • Jul 8 Josef Dessauer, Austrian composer, dies at 78
  • Jul 24 Thomas Molleson Mudie, composer, dies at 66
  • Oct 1 Henri-Jerome Bertini, composer, dies at 77
  • Oct 29 Jacques Gregoir, composer, dies at 59
  • Dec 3 Hermann Goetz, German composer, dies at 35