Deaths in Music in 1883

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  • Jan 4 Nicolás Ledesma, composer, dies at 91
  • Jan 21 Jacopo Tomadini, Italian composer, dies at 62
  • Jan 24 Friedrich von Flotow, German composer, dies at 70

Person of interestRichard Wagner

Feb 13 Richard Wagner, German composer (The Ring of the Nibelung, The Flying Dutchman), dies at 69

Composer Richard Wagner
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  • Feb 17 Napoléon Coste, French guitarist and composer, dies at 76
  • Mar 15 Karol Studzinski, composer, dies at 55
  • Apr 18 Agnes Tyrrell, Czech pianist and composer, dies at 36
  • Apr 22 Octave Fouque, composer, dies at 38
  • May 28 August Freyer, composer, dies at 79
  • Jun 6 Ciprian Porumbescu, Romanian composer, dies at 29
  • Jun 10 Carl Gradener, composer, dies at 71
  • Jul 1 Manuel Gregorio Tavarez, composer, dies at 39
  • Jul 5 Frederick Scotson Clark, composer, dies at 42
  • Jul 9 Adrien Louis Victor Boieldieu, composer, dies at 67
  • Jul 12 Hermann Zopff, composer, dies at 57
  • Jul 27 Albert Franz Doppler, composer, dies at 61
  • Aug 27 August Friedrich Pott, composer, dies at 76
  • Oct 15 Francesco Schira, composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 29 Friedrich Robert Volkmann, composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 30 Johann Vesque von Püttlingen, Austrian lawyer and composer, dies at 80
  • Nov 25 Ludwig Erk, German composer and folk song collector, dies at 76
  • Dec 25 Marek Konrad Sokolowski, Polish guitarist and composer, dies at 65