Musicians Who Died in 1906

  • Jan 1 Joseph Miroslav Weber, Czech composer, dies at 51
  • Feb 25 Anton Arensky, Russian composer and conductor, dies of tuberculosis at 44
  • Feb 26 Manuel Fernandez Caballero, Spanish composer, dies at 70
  • Mar 22 Martin Wegelius, Finnish musicologist and composer, dies at 59
  • Apr 25 John Knowles Paine, American composer (Symphony No. 2 - In Spring), dies at 67
  • May 30 William Hurlstone, English composer, dies of bronchial asthma at 30
  • Jun 8 C. F. E. Horneman, Danish composer, dies at 65
  • Jun 26 Alexander Muir, Canadian composer (The Maple Leaf Forever), dies at 76
  • Jul 12 Henrique Alves de Mesquita, Brazilian composer, conductor and educator, dies at 70
  • Jul 29 Alexandre Luigini, French composer (Ballet égyptien), dies at 56
  • Sep 1 Giuseppe Giacosa, Italian playwright, poet, and librettist (Puccini's "La bohème", "Tosca", and "Madama Butterfly"), dies at 58
  • Sep 13 Georges Jacobi, German violinist, composer (The Black Crook), and conductor (Alhambra Theatre, London, 1872-98), dies at 66
  • Dec 21 Adalbert von Goldschmidt, Austrian composer, dies at 58