October 1912 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 16 Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 3 Gabriel Julian, original pianist of Bobby Byrne Orchestra, arranger for Glenn Miller and founder Alabama Cavaliers Jazz Ens
  • Oct 4 Alfonso Letelier-Llonas, composer
  • Oct 13 Hugo David Weisgall, Ivancice Moravia, composer (4 Impressions)
  • Oct 21 Carlos Don Byas, US jazz saxophonist
  • Oct 21 Georg Solti, conductor (Fidelio), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Oct 27 Conlon Nancarrow, American composer (Soundings 4), born in Texarkana, Arkansas (d. 1997)
  • Oct 31 Dale Evans, American actress and singer (Roy Rogers Show), born in Uvalde, Texas (d. 2001)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 3 Guido Papini, composer, dies at 65
  • Oct 8 Wilhelm Kuhe, composer, dies at 88
  • Oct 30 Jan Karol Gali, composer, dies at 56