October 1898 in Music

Events in Music

  • Oct 6 Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity founded at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 1 Karl Rankl, Austrian-born British composer and conductor (Covent Garden Opera Company), born in Gaaden (d. 1968)
  • Oct 7 Alfred Wallenstein, conductor (Chic Symph 1922-29), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 8 Clarence Williams, American composer, born in Plaquemine, Louisiana (d. 1965)
  • Oct 15 Gunther Ramin, composer
  • Oct 17 Shinichi Suzuki, Japanese music teacher (Suzuki Method), born in Nagoya, Japan (d. 1998)
  • Oct 18 Lotte Lenya [Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer], Austrian singer and actress (The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, From Russia with Love), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1981)
  • Oct 22 Marcel Mihalovici, composer
  • Oct 26 Beryl Rubinstein, American pianist and composer, born in Athens, Georgia (d. 1952)
  • Oct 29 Emmanuel Bondeville, composer