October 1910 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 9 Phil Hanna, American singer (Once Upon a Tune), born in River Forest, Illinois (d. 1957)
  • Oct 10 Alan Frank, English composer and music publisher, born in London (d. 1994)
  • Oct 10 Milt Larkin, American jazz trumpeter and bandleader, born in Navasota, Texas (d. 1996)
  • Oct 11 Eugene John Weigel, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1998)
  • Oct 13 Art Tatum [Arthur Tatum Jr], American jazz pianist and composer, born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1956)
  • Oct 13 Otto Joachim, German-Canadian composer, born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 2010)
  • Oct 16 William Leonard "Will" Reed, British pianist and composer, born in South London (d. 2002)
  • Oct 18 Vojislav Vučkovič, Serbian conductor, composer (Vesnik bure (The Harbinger of the Storm)), and musicologist, born in Pirot, Serbia (d. 1942)
  • Oct 27 Folke Eriksberg [Eriksberger], Swedish jazz and session guitarist, and composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1976)
  • Oct 28 Arthur Altman, American songwriter ("All or Nothing at All"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 17 Julia Ward Howe, American poet (Battle Hymn of the Republic), author, abolitionist, and women's suffragist, dies of pneumonia at 91
  • Oct 25 Hermann Kipper, German music teacher and composer, dies at 84