BIRTHSThomas-Louis Bourgeois French composer and singer. (1676)
Marie Fel French singer. (1713)
Anna Amalia German amateur musician and patron. (1739)
Carl Envallsson Swedish librettist and translator. (1756)
Ramón Carnicer Spanish composer. (1789)
Ferdinand Hiller German composer. (1811)
Franco Leoni Italian composer. (1864, 150 years)
Emmerich Kálmán Hungarian composer. (1882)
Tito Gobbi Italian baritone. (1913)
Sena Jurinac Austrian soprano. (1921)
Luciano Berio Italian composer. (1925)
Renato De Grandis Italian composer. (1927)
Rainer Kunad German composer. (1936)
Cheryl Studer American soprano. (1955)
DEATHSJohn Webb English architect. (1672)
Giuseppe Maria Orlandini Italian composer. (1760)
François-Jean Marquis de Chastellux French writer on music. (1788)
Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf Austrian composer. (1799)
Joseph Aloys Schittbaur German composer. (1809)
Charles Lecocq French composer. (1918)
Franz Lehár Austro-Hungarian composer and conductor. (1948)
Frederick Jacobi American composer. (1952)
Martin Shaw English composer. (1958)
Carl Ruggles American composer. (1971)
Elena Nicolai Bulgarian mezzo-soprano. (1993)
PREMIERESL'europe galante André Campra; Paris, Opéra, 24 October 1697.
Castor et Pollux Jean-Philippe Rameau; Paris, Opéra, 24 October 1737.
La donna del lago Gioachino Rossini; Napoli, Teatro S Carlo, 24 October 1819.
Der Zigeunerbaron Johann Strauss; Vienna, Theater an der Wien, 24 October 1885.
I capricci di Callot Gian Francesco Malipiero; Roma, Teatro Reale dell'Opera, 24 October 1942.
Morte dell'aria Goffredo Petrassi; Roma, Teatro Eliseo, 24 October 1950.
BIRTHSGeorg Gebel German composer. (1709)
Pierre-Adrien Pâris French stage designer. (1745)
Johann Strauss Austrian composer. (1825)
Georges Bizet French composer. (1838)
Franc-Nohain French poet, novelist and playwright. (1872)
Karl Elmendorff German conductor. (1891)
Cemal Reşit Rey Turkish composer, pianist and conductor. (1904)
Galina Vishnevskaya Russian soprano. (1926)
Anita Välkki Finnish soprano. (1926)
Hana Janků Czech soprano. (1940)
Ortrun Wenkel German contralto. (1942)
Giuliano Ciannella Italian tenor. (1943)
DEATHSFrançois Parfaict French theatre historian. (1753)
Pasquale Cafaro Italian composer. (1787)
Francesco Antonio Baldassare Uttini Italian composer and conductor. (1795)
Barnaba Bonesi Italian composer. (1824)
José Padilla Spanish composer. (1960)
Roger Désormière French conductor and composer. (1963)
Hans Knappertsbusch German conductor. (1965)
Herbert Alsen German bass. (1978)
Stanford Robinson English conductor. (1984)
PREMIERESAdriano in Siria Giovanni Battista Pergolesi; Napoli, Teatro S Bartolomeo, 25 October 1734.
Livietta e Tracollo Giovanni Battista Pergolesi; Napoli, Teatro S Bartolomeo, 25 October 1734.
Euryanthe Carl Maria von Weber; Vienna, Kärntnertortheater, 25 October 1823.
Il Corsaro Giuseppe Verdi; Trieste, Teatro Grande, 25 October 1848.
Wiener Blut Adolf Müller the Younger after Johann Strauss; Vienna, Carltheater, 25 October 1899.
Pohjalaisia Leevi Madetoja; Helsinki, Finnish Opera, 25 October 1924.
BIRTHSJakub Jan Ryba Czech composer. (1765)
Nikolaos Mantzaros Greek composer. (1795)
Hendrik Waelput Belgian conductor and composer. (1845)
Joseph Gregor Austrian theatre historian and librettist. (1888)
Tiana Lemnitz German soprano. (1897)
DEATHSPeter Cornelius German composer. (1874)
Victorin Joncières French composer and critic. (1903)
August Bungert German composer. (1915)
Domenico Viglione-Borghese Italian baritone. (1957)
Karel Kupka Czech composer. (1985)
László Halasz American conductor. (2001)
PREMIERESIl Filosofo di campagna Baldassare Galuppi; Venezia, Teatro S Samuele, 26 October 1754.
La fée Urgèle Egidio Duni; Fontainebleau, 26 October 1765.
L'equivoco stravagante Gioachino Rossini; Bologna, Teatro del Corso, 26 October 1811.