October 1878 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 16 Carlos Pedrell, Uruguayan guitarist and composer, born in Minas, Uraguay (d. 1941)
  • Oct 17 Henri Mulet, French organist, cellist, and composer (Carillon-Sortie; Esquisses Byzantines), born in Paris (d. 1967)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 25 Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, German-Russian violinist, composer, and conductor, dies at 89