On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1894

  • Jan 21 (Jean Joseph Nicolas) Guillaume Lekeu, Belgain composer (Épithalame), dies of typhoid fever at 24
  • Feb 4 Adolphe Sax, Belgium musician and inventor (saxophone), dies at 79
  • Feb 11 Pasqual Juan Emilio Arrieta y Corera, composer, dies at 70
  • Feb 12 Hans von Bülow, German pianist and composer (b. 1830)
  • Feb 19 Ernesto Camillo Sivori, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 78
  • Mar 21 Jacob Rosenhaim, Jewish-German composer, dies at 80
  • Mar 24 Robert Prescott Stewart, composer, dies at 68
  • May 24 William Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63
  • Jun 5 Immanuel Faisst, German composer, dies at 70
  • Jul 8 Vladimir Nikitich Kashperov, Russian composer, dies at 67
  • Jul 13 Juventino Rosas, composer, dies at 26
  • Aug 18 William Charles Levey, Irish conductor and composer, dies at 57
  • Sep 13 (Alexis) Emmanuel Chabrier, French pianist and composer (España; Joyeuse marche; Le roi malgré lui), dies from general paresis at 53
  • Nov 20 Anton Rubinstein, Russian pianist and composer (Dmitri Donskoi), dies at 64