On This Day

October 1815 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 25 Ernesto Camillo Sivori, Italian violinist and composer, born in Genoa, Italy (d. 1894)
  • Oct 25 Philipp Fahrbach the Elder, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1885)
  • Oct 29 Dan Emmett, American composer, born in Mount Vernon, Ohio (d. 1904)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 31 Daniel Belknap, American composer, dies at 44