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October 1877 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Oct 20 Franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B premieres

Composer Franz Schubert
Composer
Franz Schubert

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 11 John Parsons Beach, American composer, born in Gloversville, New York (d. 1953)
  • Oct 20 Josephine McGill, composer
  • Oct 24 Pavel Chesnokov, Russian-Soviet composer, born in Voskresensk, Moscow Oblast, Russia (d. 1944)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 14 Antoine-Amable-Elie Elwart, French composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 28 Johann Herbeck, composer, dies at 45