BIRTHSCharles VI Austrian patron and Holy Roman Emperor. (1685)
Anton Cajetan Adlgasser German composer. (1729)
Alessandro Pepoli Italian playwright and librettist. (1757)
Eduard Sobolewski American conductor and composer. (1804)
Paul Dukas French composer, teacher and critic. (1865)
Julius Kapp German writer on music. (1883)
Karl Rankl British conductor. (1898)
Marcel Wittrisch German tenor. (1901)
Herman D Koppel Danish composer. (1908)
Gerhard Stolze German tenor. (1926)
Sylvano Bussotti Italian composer, stage designer and director. (1931)
Peter Stein German director. (1937)
DEATHSPietro Simone Agostini Italian composer. (1680)
Pierre Corneille French poet and dramatist. (1684)
John Blow English composer and organist. (1708)
Giovanni Battista Bassani Italian composer. (1716)
Louis-Claude-Armand Chardiny French composer and singer. (1793)
Regina Mingotti Italian-German singer. (1808)
Ernst Toch Austrian composer. (1964, 50 years)
Petar Konjović Serbian composer. (1970)
Hans Wolfgang Poser German composer. (1970)
Richard Crooks American tenor. (1972)
George Singer Israeli conductor. (1980)
Lina Pagliughi Italian soprano. (1980)
Joonas Kokkonen Finnish composer. (1996)
PREMIERESHippolyte et Aricie Jean-Philippe Rameau; Paris, Opéra, 1 October 1733.
L'arbore di Diana Vicente Martín y Soler; Vienna, Burgtheater, 1 October 1787.
Christophorus Franz Schreker; Freiburg, 1 October 1978.
Thérèse John Tavener; London, Covent Garden, 1 October 1979.
BIRTHSAntonín Emil Titl Moravian composer. (1809)
José Angel Montero Venezuelan composer. (1832)
Alfred Roller Austrian stage designer. (1864, 150 years)
Henry Février French composer. (1875)
Michel-Dimitri Calvocoressi Of Greek parentage translator and musicologist. (1877)
Boris Izrayelevich Anisfeld American painter and stage designer. (1879)
Alexey Fedorovich Kozlovsky Ukrainian composer. (1905)
Otmar Mácha Czech composer. (1922)
Giorgio Tadeo Italian bass. (1929)
Guy Chauvet French tenor. (1933)
William Johns American tenor. (1936)
Jonathan Summers Australian baritone. (1946)
John Brandstetter American baritone. (1949)
DEATHSAndrea Mattioli Italian composer. (1679)
Owen Swiney Irish impresario. (1754)
Giuseppe Millico Italian soprano castrato and composer. (1802)
Bernard Ullman Hungarian impresario. (1885)
Max Bruch German composer. (1920)
Mirko Polič Slovene conductor and composer. (1951)
Jaroslav Doubrava Czech composer. (1960)
Rudolf Laubenthal German tenor. (1971)
Maria Ivogün Hungarian soprano. (1987)
Peter Herman Adler American conductor. (1990)
PREMIERESLa Sacra rappresentazione di Abram e d'Isaac Ildebrando Pizzetti; Perugia, Teatro Morlacchi, 2 October 1937.
BIRTHSAntoine Dauvergne French composer. (1713)
Yakov Borisovich Knyazhnin Russian librettist. (1742)
Heinrich Panofka Silesian singing teacher, violinist, composer and critic. (1807)
Mikhail Yur'yevich Lermontov Russian poet and novelist. (1814, 200 years)
Vilém Blodek Czech composer. (1834)
Savva Ivanovich Mamontov Russian impresario and director. (1841)
Learmont Drysdale Scottish composer. (1866)
Ludomir Michał Rogowski Polish composer. (1881)
Ming Cho Lee Chinese-American set designer. (1930)
Boldizsár Csiky Romanian composer. (1937)
Ton de Kruyf Dutch composer. (1937)
Ruggero Raimondi Italian bass. (1941)
DEATHSVirgilio Mazzocchi Italian composer. (1646)
John Christopher Smith British composer. (1795)
Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith Bohemian composer. (1820)
Georges Onslow French composer. (1853)
Alessandro Lanari Italian impresario. (1862)
Karel Miry Belgian composer. (1889)
Carl Nielsen Danish composer. (1931)
Volodymyr Olexandrovych Femelidi Ukrainian composer. (1933)
Wilhelm Kienzl Austrian composer. (1941)
Malcolm Sargent English conductor. (1967)
Delia Reinhardt German soprano. (1974)
Hans Gál Austrian composer and musicologist. (1987)
Eleanor Steber American soprano. (1990)
PREMIERESL'ile de Merlin Christoph Willibald Gluck; Vienna, Schönbrunn Schlosstheater, 3 October 1758.
The Padlock Charles Dibdin; London, Drury Lane, 3 October 1768.
Leonora Ferdinando Paer; Dresden, Hoftheater, 3 October 1804.
Eine Nacht in Venedig Johann Strauss; Berlin, Friedrich Wilhelmstädtisches Theater, 3 October 1883.
The Yeomen of the Guard Arthur Sullivan; London, Savoy Theatre, 3 October 1888.
Vom Fischer un syner Fru Othmar Schoeck; Dresden, Staatsoper, 3 October 1930.