On This Day

October 1834 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 3 Vilém Blodek, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1874)
  • Oct 8 Walter Kittredge, American musician during American Civil War, born in Merrimack, New Hampshire (d. 1905)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 8 Francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58