On This Day

October 27, 1940 in Music History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Music

  • Anthea Joseph, British music promoter, born in London (d. 1997)
  • Julius Eastman, American pianist, vocalist, and minimalist composer (The Holy Presence of Joan d'Arc; Gay Guerrilla), born in New York City (d. 1990)

Deaths in Music

  • Fini Valdemar Henriques, composer, dies at 72
1940 in Music