On This Day

October 1789 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 18 Giovanni Tadolini, composer
  • Oct 24 Ramon Carnicer y Batlle, Spanish composer, born in Tàrrega, Catalonia (d. 1855)
  • Oct 26 Joseph Mayseder, Austrian violinist and composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1863)
  • Oct 28 Johann Schneider, German composer and organist (d. 1864)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 10 Pierre-Louis Couperin, French organist and composer, dies at 34
  • Oct 24 Joaquín Martínez de Oxinagas, composer, dies at 69