October 1890 in Music

Events in Music

  • Oct 23 Opera "Prince Igor" is produced (St Petersburg)

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 1 Constantin C. Nottara, Romanian composer (d. 1951)
  • Oct 9 Alfred Swan, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1970)
  • Oct 9 Janis Medins, Latvian composer, born in Riga, Latvia (d. 1966)
  • Oct 12 Luis de Freitas Branco, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1955)
  • Oct 13 Gösta Nystroem, Swedish composer, born in Silvbergs, Sweden (d. 1966)
  • Oct 15 Arcady Dubensky, Russian composer, born in Kirov, Russia (d. 1966)
  • Oct 20 Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, jazz pianist/composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Oct 24 Kathleen Lockhart Manning, composer
  • Oct 28 Andres Isasi, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 3 Andries Andre, Dutch actor and husband of Geertruida Meeuwissen (Trumpeter-Major), dies at 36
  • Oct 7 John Hill Hewitt, American songwriter (A Minstrel's Return from the War), dies at 89
  • Oct 17 Prosper Philippe Catherine Sainton, French composer, dies at 77