October 1912 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 16 Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres at the Berlin Choralion-Saal sung by Albertine Zehme

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 Weisgall, American composer (4 Impressions), born in IvanĨice, Czech Republic (d. 1997)
  • Oct 21 Carlos Don Byas, US jazz saxophonist
  • Oct 21 Georg Solti, Hungarian-born conductor (Fidelio), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1997)
  • 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, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 65
  • Oct 8 Wilhelm Kuhe, composer, dies at 88
  • Oct 30 Jan Karol Gali, composer, dies at 56