October 1963 in Music

Events in Music

  • Oct 3 "Here's Love" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 338 performances

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Oct 6 Barbra Streisand appears on "Judy Garland Show"

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
Actress Judy Garland
Actress
Judy Garland
  • Oct 12 "Student Gypsy" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • Oct 13 "Beatlemania" is coined after Beatles appear at Palladium
  • Oct 17 "Jennie" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 82 performances
  • Oct 17 The Beatles record "I Want to Hold Your Hand" at EMI Studios in London
  • Oct 24 "110 in the Shade" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 330 performances
  • Oct 25 Beatles begin their 1st full foreign tour in Sweden
  • Oct 29 "Meet the Beatles" booklet is published
  • Oct 31 Ed Sullivan witnesses Beatles & their fans at London Airport

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 14 Yim Jae-beom, South Korean singer
  • Oct 26 Natalie Merchant, American singer and songwriter (10,000 Maniacs), born in Jamestown, New York
  • Oct 28 Eros Ramazotti, Italian pop musician/songwriter (Adesso Te)
  • Oct 30 Jerry de Borg, English pop guitarist (Jesus Jones-Real, Real, Real)
  • Oct 31 Johnny Marr, English rocker (Smiths-Ask, Girl Afraid), born in Ardwick, Manchester
  • Oct 31 Mikkey Dee, Swedish musician, drummer for Motörhead, born in Gothenburg, Sweden

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 15 Folk singer Mary Travers (26) weds photographer Barry Feinstein

Folk Singer Mary Travers
Folk Singer
Mary Travers

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 9 Thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer, dies at 85

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 11 Édith Piaf, French singer (No, I don't regret anything), dies of liver cancer at 47

Singer Edith Piaf
Singer
Edith Piaf
  • Oct 18 Claudio Carneyro, composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 25 Abu-Bakr Khairat, composer, dies at 53
  • Oct 28 Mart Saar, Estonian composer, dies at 81