October 1937 in Music

Events in Music

  • Oct 21 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 5th Symphony premieres

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 3 Boldizsar Csiky, composer
  • Oct 3 Ton de Kruyf, composer
  • Oct 9 Pat Burke, rocker (Foundations)
  • Oct 16 Emile Ford, singer and engineer (first black male singer to top UK charts), born in Castries, St Lucia (d. 2016)
  • Oct 20 Wanda Jackson, Maud Oklahoma, country singer (Let's Have a Party)
  • Oct 21 Norman Wright, rocker (Del-Vikings)
  • Oct 22 Tadeas Salva, composer
  • Oct 22 Manos Lo├»zos, Greek composer (d. 1982)
  • Oct 24 Miguel Angel Coria, composer
  • Oct 29 Michael Ponti, Freiburg Germany, pianist (Boston Competition 1964)
  • Oct 30 Tony Cucchiara, Italian folk singer and songwriter (Cain and Abel), born in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy (d. 2018)
  • Oct 31 Tom Paxton, American folk singer and songwriter (Forest Lawn), born in Chicago, Illinois

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 9 August de Boeck, composer, dies at 72