On This Day

Birthdays in Music in October 1885

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 8 Will Vodery, African-American composer, born in Philadelphia (d. 1951)
  • Oct 21 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austrian composer/musicologist
  • Oct 22 Giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met)
  • Oct 22 Lothar Windsperger, composer