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October 1875 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Oct 25 The first performance of the Piano Concerto No. 1 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is given in Boston, Massachusetts with Hans von Bülow as soloist


Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 2 Henry Février, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1957)
  • Oct 5 Cyril Rootham, English organist, composer, and educator born in Redland, Bristol (d. 1938)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 28 William Howard Glover, English composer, dies at 56