Deaths in Music in 1887

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  • Feb 15 Alexander Borodin, composer, dies
  • Feb 27 Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53
  • Mar 2 Wilhelm Troszel, composer, dies at 63
  • Mar 16 Emanuel Kania, composer, dies at 59
  • Apr 11 Pyotr Petrovich Sokal'sky, composer, dies at 54
  • Apr 28 Carl Ferdinand Pohl, German-Austrian music historian and composer, dies at 67
  • Apr 30 Friedrich Wilhelm Markull, composer, dies at 71
  • May 23 Ludwig Mathias Lindeman, composer, dies at 74
  • Jun 12 Gustav Weber, composer, dies at 41
  • Jun 21 Adolf Schimon, composer, dies at 67
  • Aug 17 Franz Commer, composer, dies at 74
  • Aug 27 Wilhelm Volkmar, composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 7 George James Webb, composer, dies at 84
  • Oct 31 George Alexander Macfarren, composer, dies at 74
  • Nov 2 Swedish Nightingale [Jenny Lind], Swedish soprano, dies at 67
  • Nov 18 Eduard Marxsen, composer, dies at 81
  • Nov 18 Heinrich Panofka, German violist/composer, dies at 80
  • Dec 26 Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40