On This Day

Musicians Born in October 1918

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 1 Antonio Iglesias Alvares, composer
  • Oct 10 Bobby Byrne, American orchestra leader (Club Seven), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2006)
  • Oct 11 Jerome Robbins, American choreographer (Tony-West Side Story), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1998)
  • Oct 12 Emil Cossetto, Croatian composer, born in Trieste, Italy (d. 2006)
  • Oct 18 Robert "Bobby" Troup, American jazz pianist and actor (Emergency, Acapulco), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)

About October 1918

How Old? 101 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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