On This Day

October 1882 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 6 Karol Maciej Szymanowski, Polish pianist and composer (Symphony No. 3 - Song Of The Night), born in Tymoszówka, Russian Empire (now Tymoshivka, Ukraine) (d. 1937)
  • Oct 11 R. Nathaniel Dett, Canadian-American pianist, organist, choral director, and composer (In The Bottoms), born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada (d. 1943)
  • Oct 12 Hermann Wolfgang Sartorius Waltershausen, German musicologist and composer, born in Göttingen, Germany (d. 1954)
  • Oct 24 Emmerich Kálmán, Hungarian composer of operettas, born in Siófok, Austria-Hungary (d. 1953)
  • Oct 25 Tony Jackson, American ragtime pianist and singer-songwriter ("Pretty Baby"), born in New Orleans (d. 1921)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 29 Gustav Nottebohm, German teacher and composer, dies at 64