On This Day

October 1801 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 7 Adolf Muller, composer
  • Oct 23 (Gustav) Albert Lortzing, German Spieloper composer and actor (Zar und Zimmerman), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1851)
  • Oct 28 Karl Georg Lickl, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1877)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 23 Johann Gottlieb Naumann, German composer, dies at 60