On This Day

October 1871 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Oct 6 Fisk Jubilee Singers begin 1st national tour

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 14 Alexander von Zemlinsky, Austrian composer, conductor, and arranger (The Mermaid; Lyric Symphony), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1942)
  • Oct 26 Hermann Löhr, British composer, born in Plymouth, England (d. 1943)