On This Day

Birthdays in Music in October 1916

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 10 Scott Huston, American composer, born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 1991)
  • Oct 13 David Hollestelle, Dutch baritone (Great-Broadcast chorus), born in Den Helder, Netherlands (d. 2001)
  • Oct 17 Tadeusz Paciorkiewicz, Polish organist and composer, born in Sierpc, Poland (d. 1998)
  • Oct 19 Emil Gilels, Odessa Russia, pianist (Brussels Competition-1938)
  • Oct 19 Karl-Birger Blomdahl, Swedish opera composer (Herr von Hancken)
  • Oct 21 Tomojiro Ikenouchi, composer

About October 1916

How Old? 103 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)