On This Day

October 1819 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 20 Karol Mikuli, Polish composer and pianist (friend of Chopin), born in Czerniowice, Bukovina (d. 1897)
  • Oct 23 Isac Baker Woodbury, American composer, and musicologist (The Dulcimer: Or the New York Collection of Sacred Music), born in Beverly, Massachusetts, (d. 1858)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 13 Giovanni Battista Gaiani, Italian organist and composer, dies at 61
  • Oct 20 Lambert-Francois Godecharle, Belgian composer and singer, dies at 66