On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1897

  • Feb 23 Woldemar Bargiel, German composer, dies at 68
  • Mar 10 Teodulo Mabellini, Italian composer, dies at 79
  • Mar 11 Berthold Tours, Dutch-English composer, dies at 58
  • Apr 3 Johannes Brahms, German composer and conductor (Hung Dances), dies at 63
  • Apr 8 George Garrett, English composer, dies at 62
  • Apr 23 Clement Harris, English composer, killed fighting in the Greco-Turkish war at 25
  • May 2 William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63
  • May 10 William Thomas Best, English organist and composer, dies at 70
  • May 21 Karol Mikuli, composer, dies at 77
  • Jul 12 Félix Godefroid, Belgian harpist and composer, dies at 78
  • Sep 20 Karel Bendl, Czech composer, dies at 59
  • Oct 8 Martin Pluddemann, composer, dies at 43
  • Oct 11 Leon Boelmann, French organist/composer (Suite Gothique), dies at 35
  • Oct 17 Isidor Dannström, Swedish composer, dies at 84
  • Oct 21 Paul Kuczynski, Polish composer, dies at 50
  • Nov 6 Édouard Deldevez, French violinist and composer, dies at 80
  • Nov 9 Moritz Heuzenroeder, composer, dies at 48