October 1922 in Music

Events in Music

  • Oct 22 Parsifal Place laid out in Bronx, named for knight in Wagner's Opera

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 1 Hector Campos-Parsi, composer
  • Oct 2 Otmar Macha, Czech composer (Quattro Group), born in Ostrava (d. 2006)
  • Oct 3 Marcel van Thienen, French composer, born in Fontenay-sous-Bois, France (d. 1998)
  • Oct 7 Martha Stewart [Haworth], American singer and actress (Daisy Kenyon, Doll Face), born in Bardwell, Kentucky
  • Oct 8 Svend Westergaard, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1988)
  • Oct 9 Raymond Wilding-White, American composer, born in Caterham, Tandridge, Surrey, England (d. 2001)
  • Oct 13 Alan Scott, American TV host and songwriter (Spin the Picture), born in Haddonfield, New Jersey
  • Oct 13 Gilberto Mendes, Brazilian composer, born in Santos, Brazil (d. 2016)
  • Oct 15 Lorraine Gordon [Stein], American jazz music advocate and owner of Village Vanguard jazz club, born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2018)
  • Oct 17 Luiz Bonfá, Brazilian composer (d. 2001)
  • Oct 18 Camillo Togni, composer
  • Oct 28 Gershon Kingsley, German composer
  • Oct 29 Neal Hefti, Hastings Neb, orchestra leader (Kate Smith Show)
  • Oct 31 Illinois Jacquet, American jazz saxophonist, born in Broussard, Louisiana (d. 2004)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 1 Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, Russian pianist and composer, dies at 63
  • Oct 29 George August Lumbye, composer, dies at 79