October 1914 in Music

Events in Music

  • Oct 15 ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers) founded

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 2 Albe Vidakovic, composer
  • Oct 2 Bengt Viktor Johansson, composer
  • Oct 2 Bernarr Rainbow, English historian of music education, organist, and choir master, born in London (d. 1998)
  • Oct 3 Nel Rose, Dutch dance teacher
  • Oct 7 Alfred Drake [Capurro], American singer and actor (Trading Places, Hamlet, Kiss Me Kate), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 9 Roger Goeb, American composer, born in Cherokee, Iowa (d. 1997)
  • Oct 10 Ivory Joe Hunter "The Baron of the Boogie", Rhythm and Blues singer-songwriter, born in Kirbyville, Texas (d. 1974)
  • Oct 17 Albert Markos, composer
  • Oct 20 Fayard Nicholas, American tap dancer, one-half of The Nicholas Brothers and actor (The Five Heartbeats), born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 2006)
  • Oct 30 Marius Hendrikus Flothuis, Dutch composer/author (Mozart biography)
  • Oct 30 Patsy Montana Ruby Blevins, singer
  • Oct 30 Richard E Holz, American composer

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 15 Aleksander Rozycki, composer, dies at 69
  • Oct 28 Richard Heuberger, composer, dies at 64