On This Day

October 1861 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 4 João Marcellino Arroyo, Portuguese composer, born in Porto, Portugal (d. 1930)
  • Oct 14 Bjarni Thorsteinsson, Icelandic organist, composer, musical folklorist, and priest, born Melur, Mýrasýsla, Iceland (d. 1938)