On This Day

October 1833 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 18 Johannes Habert, composer

Weddings in Music

Hector Berlioz

Oct 3 French composer Hector Berlioz (29) marries actress Harriet Smithson (30)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 15 Michał Ogiński, Polish politician, violinist, balalaika player, and composer (Farewell to My Homeland), dies at 68
  • Oct 27 Ferdinand Franzl, composer, dies at 66