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October 1811 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 16 Gaetano Capocci, Italian organist and composer (Responsori), born in Rome (d. 1898)

Person of interestFranz Liszt

Oct 22 Franz Liszt, Hungarian romantic composer and virtuoso pianist (Faust Symphony), born in Raiding, Hungary (d. 1886)

Composer & Pianist Franz Liszt
Composer & Pianist
Franz Liszt
  • Oct 24 Ferdinand Hiller, German pianist, composer and conductor, born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (d. 1885)