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October 25, 1926 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Music

  • Galina Vishnevskaya, Russian soprano opera singer (Britten's "War Requiem"), born in Leningrad, Russia (d. 2012)
  • Jimmy Heath "Little Bird", American jazz saxophonist and composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)

Deaths in Music

  • Frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68
1926 in Music