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October 1825 in Music History

Events in Music

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Oct 17 1st opera by Franz Liszt, "Don Sanche" premieres in Paris

Composer & Pianist Franz Liszt
Composer & Pianist
Franz Liszt

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 9 Adolphe Nibelle, French composer (Le Loup-Garou (The Werewolf)), born in Gien, France (d. 1895)
  • Oct 25 Johann Baptist Strauss Jr., Austrian composer (Waltz King), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1899)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 10 Dmitry Stepanovich Bortniansky, Russian-Ukrainian harpsichordist and composer (Tantum Ergo), dies at 73
  • Oct 17 Peter Winter, German composer, dies at 71