On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1880

  • Mar 23 Gustav Adolf Mankell, composer, dies at 67
  • Mar 25 Joseph Rummel, composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 26 Mariano Soriano Fuertes y Piqueras, Spanish composer, dies at 62
  • Mar 28 Achille Peri, composer, dies at 67
  • Mar 29 Jacob Axel Josephson, Swedish composer, dies at 62
  • Mar 31 Henryk Wieniawski, Polish violinist and composer (Souv de Moscou), dies at 44
  • Apr 7 Diederich Krug, German pianist and composer (Le petit Chevalier), dies at 60
  • May 9 Johann Hermann Berens, German composer, dies at 54
  • May 10 John Goss, English composer and organist (Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven), dies at 79
  • May 16 Karl August Krebs, composer, dies at 76
  • May 26 John Curwen, English Congregationalist minister and founder of Tonic sol-fa music system, dies at 63
  • Jul 22 Anna Caroline Oury, German pianist and composer, dies at 72
  • Aug 17 Ole Bull, Norwegian violinist and composer (b. 1810)
  • Sep 15 William Hauser, composer, dies at 67
  • Oct 5 Jacques Offenbach, German-French composer (Tales of Hoffman), dies at 61
  • Oct 16 Edward Wolff, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 64
  • Nov 7 Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer, dies at 72
  • Nov 8 Jacob Edvard Gille, composer, dies at 66
  • Nov 24 Napoléon Henri Reber, French composer, dies at 73
  • Nov 26 Guilherme Cossoul, Portuguese composer, dies at 52
  • Dec 2 Josephine Lang, German composer, dies at 65
  • Dec 27 Alessandro Nini, Italian composer, dies at 75