On This Day

October 1868 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Oct 22 Jacques Offenbach's opera "Genevieve de Brabant" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 10 Guillermo M. Tomás, Cuban composer, born in Cienfuegos, Cuba (d. 1933)
  • Oct 27 Annie Patterson, Irish organist, composer, and musicologist born in Lurgan, Ireland (d. 1934)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 6 Leon Charles Francois Kreutzer, composer, dies at 51