October 1923 in Music

Events in Music

  • Oct 29 Gibbs/Grey/Wood's revue "Runnin' Wild" (introducing Charleston) opens on Broadway, New York City

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 3 Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Polish-born classical conductor and composer, born in Lvov, Poland (d. 2017)
  • Oct 5 Glynis Johns, British actress (Mary Poppins, A Little Night Music, The Sundowners), born in Pretoria, South Africa
  • Oct 9 Ronald Tremain, New Zealand composer, born in Feilding, New Zealand (d. 1998)
  • Oct 10 Louis Gottlieb, American musician (The Limeliters), born inn La Crescenta, California (d. 1996)
  • Oct 16 Bert Kaempfert, German orchestra leader and songwriter, born in Hamburg (d. 1980)
  • Oct 17 Barney Kessel, American musician (d. 2004)
  • Oct 20 Robert Craft, American conductor, writer and friend of Stravinsky, born in Kingston, New York (d. 2015)
  • Oct 23 Ned Rorem, composer and author (Sky Music), born in Richmond, Indiana
  • Oct 29 Dietrich Manicke, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 14 George Elbridge Whiting, American composer, dies at 83