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October 1818 in Music History

Events in Music


Music concertMusic Concert

Oct 24 Felix Mendelssohn, aged 9, performs his first public concert in Berlin

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 6 Joseph Rummel, composer
  • Oct 15 Johann Gungl, Austrian composer and conductor, born in Zsambék, Austrian Empire (d. 1883) (alternatively born March 5 1828)
  • Oct 26 Stefano Golinelli, Italian pianist and composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1891)