On This Day

October 1813 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 8 Carl Ludwig Amand Mangold, German composer, born in Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1889)

Person of interestGiuseppe Verdi

Oct 10 Giuseppe Verdi, Italian opera composer (Rigoletto, La Traviata), born in Busseto (d. 1901)

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Giuseppe Verdi
  • Oct 26 Henry Smart, English organist and composer, born in London (d. 1879)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 5 Etienne Ozi, French composer, dies at 58
  • Oct 22 August Harder, German composer, dies at 38