On This Day

October 1856 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 9 Sylvain Dupuis, Belgian conductor, composer, and music educator (Le Chant de la Création), born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1931)
  • Oct 28 Franz Xavier Arens, American composer, born in Neef, Germany (d. 1932)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 10 Mikhail Vielgorsky, Russian composer, dies at 67