On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1899

  • Apr 17 Hans Balatka, composer, dies at 74
  • May 29 Frantz Jehin-Prume, Canadian violinist and composer, dies at 60
  • Jun 3 Johann Baptist Strauss Jr., Austrian composer (Waltz King), dies at 73
  • Jun 10 Ernest Chausson, French Romantic composer (Poème; Solitude dance le bois), dies in a cycling accident at 44
  • Sep 8 Vaclav Hugo Zavrtal, Bohemian clarinetist, band leader, and composer, dies at 78
  • Oct 5 Johann Nepomuk Fuchs, Austrian composer, dies at 57
  • Nov 25 Robert Lowry, composer, dies at 73
  • Nov 27 Felipe Gutiérrez Y Espinosa, Puerto Rican composer, dies at 74
  • Dec 7 Anton de Kontski [Antoni Kątski], Polish-American pianist and composer (Awakening Of The Lion), Polish pianist and composer, dies at 82
  • Dec 18 John William Glover, Irish composer, dies at 84