On This Day

On This Day in Music for October 28

Events in Music

  • 1828 Clara Wieck, age 9, makes her piano concert debut at the Gewandhaus concert hall in Leipzig, Germany
  • 1893 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky conducts first performance of his Symphony Number Six in B minor, "Pathetique", in St. Petersburg, Russia, 9 days before his death

Musicians Who Died on Oct 28

  • 1639 Stefano Landi, Italian composer (b. 1587)
  • 1755 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer, dies at 65
  • 1768 Michel Blavet, French court flautist/composer, dies at 68
  • 1779 Raphael Weiss, German composer and priest, dies at 66
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