On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1898

  • Jan 4 Frantisek Pivoda, composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 11 Gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86
  • Jan 23 W. A. Remy [Wilhelm Mayer], Austro-Bohemian composer, dies at 66
  • Jan 28 Alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer, dies at 74
  • Apr 21 Louis ThĂ©odore Gouvy, French-German composer, dies at 78
  • Jun 3 Nikolai Afanisev, Russian composer, dies at 77
  • Jul 7 Lucien Petipa, French dancer/choreograph/ballet leader, dies
  • Jul 18 Emil Hartmann, composer, dies at 62
  • Jul 20 Yuri Karlovich Arnold, Russian composer, dies at 86
  • Aug 17 Carl Johann Adam Zeller, Austrian composer, dies at 56
  • Aug 21 Niccolò van Westerhout, Italian composer, dies at 40
  • Aug 23 Joseph Robinson, Irish composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 11 Adolphe-Abraham Samuel, Belgian composer, dies at 74
  • Nov 4 Charles Jerome Hopkins, American composer, dies at 62
  • Dec 13 George Frederick Bristow, American composer (Rip van Winkle), dies at 72
  • Dec 24 Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, Polish composer, dies at 41
  • Dec 29 Georg Goltermann, German cellist and composer, dies at 74