On This Day

October 1832 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 1 Henry Clay Work, American composer, born in Middletown, Connecticut (d. 1884)
  • Oct 22 August Labitzky, Bohemian composer, born in Bečov nad Teplou, Czechia (d. 1903)
  • Oct 22 Leopold Damrosch, German-American composer, and conductor (New York Oratorio Society; New York Symphony), born in Poznań, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1885)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 18 Othon Joseph Vandenbroek, composer, dies at 73