1901 in Music - Deaths

Deaths

  • January 11 – Vasily Kalinnikov, composer (b. 1866)
  • January 27 – Giuseppe Verdi, composer (b. 1813)
  • February 17 – Ethelbert Woodbridge Nevin, pianist and composer (b. 1862)
  • March 19 – Philippe Gille, librettist (b. 1831)
  • April 3 – Richard D'Oyly Carte, producer of Gilbert & Sullivan (b. 1844)
  • April 14 – Alice Barnett, singer and actress (b. 1846)
  • May 2 – Franz Rummel, pianist (b. 1853)
  • May 9 – Gottfried von Preyer, conductor, composer and music teacher (b. 1807)
  • May 20 - Betty Fibichová operatic contralto (b. 1846)
  • June 17 – Cornelius Gurlitt, composer (b. 1820)
  • June 23 – Charles Kensington Salaman, composer (b. 1814)
  • July 18 – Carlo Alfredo Piatti, cellist (b. 1822)
  • August 17 – Edmond Audran, composer (b. 1842)
  • August 24 – Gunnar Wennerberg, poet, politician and composer (b. 1817)
  • September 3 – Friedrich Chrysander, music historian and critic (b. 1826)
  • September 29 - Adelaide Borghi-Mamo, mezzo-soprano (b. 1826)
  • October 22 – Frederic Archer, organist, conductor and composer (b. 1838)
  • November 25 – Josef Rheinberger, Liechtensteinian organist and composer (b. 1839)
  • December 15 – Elias Álvares Lobo, composer (b. 1834)

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