On This Day

October 1899 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 1 Lajos Bardos, composer
  • Oct 5 BolesÅ‚aw Woytowicz, Polish pianist and composer, born in Dunaivtsi, Ukraine (d. 1980)
  • Oct 13 Marcelle de Manziarly, French pianist and composer, born in Kharkiv, Russian Empire (d. 1989)
  • Oct 14 Red McKenzie, American jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1948)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 5 Johann Nepomuk Fuchs, Austrian composer, dies at 57