Deaths in Music in 1881

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  • Jan 30 Jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58
  • Mar 23 Nikolay Rubinstein, composer, dies at 45
  • Mar 28 Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, Russian composer (Boris Godunov), dies at 42 [OS=Mar 16]
  • Mar 31 Gaetano Gaspari, composer, dies at 73
  • Apr 16 George William Martin, composer, dies at 56
  • Jun 6 Henry Vieuxtemps, Belgian composer, dies at 61
  • Jul 27 Johann Christian Lobe, composer, dies at 84
  • Aug 19 Joseph Labitzky, composer, dies at 79
  • Sep 7 Sidney Clopton Lanier, composer, dies at 39
  • Sep 24 Luigi Ferdinando Casamorata, composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 22 Janis Cimze, Latvian composer, Father of Latvian choir music, dies at 67