On This Day

October 1849 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 16 Arnold Krug, German composer, born in Hamburg (d. 1904)
  • Oct 16 Charles Harford Lloyd, British organist and composer, born in Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1919)

Deaths in Music

Frederic Chopin

Oct 17 [Fryderyk] Frédéric Chopin, Polish-French pianist and composer (Concert in F Minor), dies of tuberculosis at 39