On This Day

October 1842 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 24 Josef Nešvera, Czech composer, born in Praskolesy, Czech Republic (d. 1914)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 2 José Mariano Elízaga, Mexican composer, dies at 56
  • Oct 8 Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68