October 1924 in Music

Events in Music

  • Oct 14 Arnold Schoeberg's opera "Die Gluckliche Hand" premieres in Vienna
  • Oct 29 "Dixie to Broadway" opens at Broadhurst Theater

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 10 Ludmilla Tchérina, French prima ballerina, artist, actress, choreographer and author (Sins of Rome), born in Paris, France (d. 2004)
  • Oct 13 Terry Gibbs, American jazz vibraphonist and band leader (Steve Allen Comedy Hour), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 15 Colin Romoff, American orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 17 Bonnie Lou [Mary Joan Okum] Rockabilly musician, born in Towanda, Illinois (d. 2015)
  • Oct 18 Allyn Ferguson, orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show), born in San Jose, California
  • Oct 18 Egil Hovland, composer
  • Oct 18 Hugh Allan "Buddy" MacMaster, Canadian musician
  • Oct 21 Celia Cruz, Cuban singer, Queen of Salsa. (d. 2003)
  • Oct 24 Jose Casanovas, composer
  • Oct 25 Earl Palmer, American rock and roll drummer (Wrecking Crew), born in New Orleans (d. 2008)
  • Oct 27 Gary Chester [Cesario Gurciullo], drummer (Monkees, Lovin' Spoonful) and drum instructor, born in Siracusa, Italy (d. 1987)
  • Oct 28 Alfonso Montalva Montecino, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 5 Joseph Vezina, composer, dies at 75
  • Oct 12 Monroe A Althouse, composer, dies at 71
  • Oct 21 Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, Belgian composer, dies at 76