On This Day

October 1874 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 15 Otallo Morales, Spanish composer, born in Almería, Spain (d. 1957)
  • Oct 20 Charles Ives, American composer (Holiday Quick Step), born in Danbury, Connecticut (d. 1954)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 6 Thomas Tellefsen, Norwegian pianist and composer, dies at 50
  • Oct 26 Peter Cornelius, German composer and teacher (The Barber of Baghdad), dies of liver issues at 49