October 1881 in Music

Events in Music

  • Oct 4 Edward Leveaux patents automatic player piano
  • Oct 22 Boston Symphony Orchestra gives its first concert

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 1 Leonid Sabaneyev, Russian composer, born in Moscow (d. 1968)
  • Oct 2 Ferdinand [Fred] Barlow, French composer, born in Mulhouse (d. 1951)
  • Oct 3 Ludomir Michał Rogowski, Polish composer, born in Lublin, Poland (d. 1954)
  • Oct 12 Carlos Lopez Buchardo, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1948)
  • Oct 13 George Bacovia [Vasiliu], Romanian poet and composer (Plumb), born in Bacău, Romania (d. 1957)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 22 Janis Cimze, Latvian composer, Father of Latvian choir music, dies at 67