On This Day

October 1835 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 7 Felix Draeseke, German composer (Christus. Mysterium in a Prelude and Three Oratorios), born in Coburg, Germany (d. 1913)
  • Oct 9 Camille Saint-Saëns, French composer (Samson et Dalila; Organ Symphony), born in Paris (d. 1921)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 22 Willem G F Bentinck, earl/politician/organist, dies at 73