On This Day

Birthdays in Music in October 1904

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 1 Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-American pianist (Carmen), born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1989)
  • Oct 9 Carl Parrish, American composer, born in Plymouth, Pennsylvania (d. 1965)
  • Oct 14 Karel Srom, Czech composer, born in Plzeň (d. 1981)
  • Oct 16 Reginald Dixon, Sheffield, Britain, theatre organist, (d. 1985)
  • Oct 22 Paul Arma, Hungarian-French composer, born in Budapest (d. 1987)
  • Oct 28 Louis de Meester, Belgian composer, born in Roeselare, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1987)
  • Oct 30 Alfred Gradstein, Polish composer, born in Częstochowa, Poland (d. 1954)

About October 1904

How Old? 115 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)