October 1893 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 28 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky conducts first performance of his Symphony Number Six in B minor, "Pathetique"


Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 1 Cliff Friend, American songwriter (d. 1974)
  • Oct 2 Leroy B Shield, US pianist/producer/composer (Laurel & Hardy)
  • Oct 3 Frantisek Picha, composer
  • Oct 12 Pall Isolfsson, Icelandic composer, born in Stokkseyri, Iceland (d. 1974)
  • Oct 17 Jean Binet, Swiss composer, born in Geneva (d. 1960)
  • Oct 23 Jean Absil, Belgian composer (Peau d'Ane)
  • Oct 27 Johan G Dancer, Dutch poet (Meetings)
  • Oct 30 Willi Apel, German/US musicologist (Harvard dictionary of music)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 16 Carlo Pedrotti, composer, dies at 75
  • Oct 18 Charles F Gounod, French composer (La reine the Saba), dies at 75