October 6, 1927 in Music

Day of the Week: Thursday

Article: Jazz Singer Sounds Death Knell for Silent Movies

Events in Music

  • "The Jazz Singer", directed by Alan Crosland, starring Al Jolson and May McAvoy, released, 1st film with a soundtrack (Honorary Academy Award 1928)

Birthdays in Music

  • Paul Badura-Skoda, pianist (Mozart Interpretation), born in Vienna, Austria