On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1878

  • Feb 2 Josip Runjanin, Croatian Serb composer (Croatian National Anthem) and soldier, dies at 56
  • Feb 22 Franz Hunten, composer, dies at 84
  • Mar 24 Albin Masek, Czech composer, dies at 73
  • Apr 1 Eugene Gautier, composer, dies at 56
  • Apr 5 Wilhelm Speyer, German violinist and composer, dies at 87
  • Apr 21 Temistocle Solera, composer, dies at 62
  • May 22 Franz von Holstein, composer, dies at 52
  • May 27 Carlo Marsili, Italian composer, dies at 49
  • Jun 6 Gottfried Herrmann, German musician and composer, dies at 70
  • Jul 2 François Bazin, French composer, dies at 61
  • Jul 23 Miguel Hilarion Eslava y Elizondo, composer, dies at 70
  • Aug 23 Adolf Fredrik Lindblad, composer, dies at 77
  • Sep 9 Jacobo Ficher, composer, dies at 18
  • Oct 25 Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89
  • Nov 28 Marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, Italian classical guitarist and composer, dies at 78
  • Dec 28 José Bernardo Alcedo, Peruvian composer, dies at 90