On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1895

  • Jan 10 Benjamin Louis Paul Godard, composer, dies at 45
  • Jan 22 Edward Solomon, English composer, dies at 39
  • Feb 4 Faustina Hasse Hodges, English-American composer, dies at 71
  • Feb 24 Ignaz Lachner, German composer, dies at 87
  • Mar 17 Adolphe Nibelle, French composer (Le Loup-Garou (The Werewolf)), dies at 69
  • May 21 Franz von Suppé, Austrian composer (Poet und Bauer), dies at 76
  • Jun 15 Richard Genee, composer, dies at 72
  • Jun 23 Joseph Paul Skelly, composer, dies at 44
  • Jul 2 William Rockstro, composer, dies at 72
  • Jul 14 Alexander Ewing, composer, dies at 65
  • Aug 6 George Frederick Root, American songwriter (The Battle Cry of Freedom), dies at 74
  • Sep 10 Harrison Millard, American composer, dies at 64
  • Sep 15 Jan Kleczyński Sr., Polish pianist and composer, dies at 58
  • Oct 8 Charles Oberthur, composer, dies at 76
  • Oct 25 Charles Hallé, Anglo-German pianist, conductor and founder (Halle Orchestra), dies at 76
  • Nov 1 Aleksander Zarzycki, composer, dies at 61
  • Nov 11 Julius Tausch, German composer, dies at 68
  • Nov 25 Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer and musicologist, dies at 68