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October 1845 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

Oct 19 Richard Wagner's opera "Tannhäuser" premieres in Dresden

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 12 Amintore Galli, Italian composer, born in Perticara, Italy (d. 1919)
  • Oct 26 Hendrik Waelput, Flemish composer and conductor (Forest, Stella), born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1885)
  • Oct 30 Gustav Weber, Swiss organist, choral conductor, and composer, born in Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland (d. 1887)