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.
BIRTHSDominick Argento American composer. (1927)
Edda Moser Austrian soprano. (1938)
Charles Brett English countertenor. (1941)
David Johnson Scottish composer. (1942)
Stuart Kale Welsh tenor. (1944)
Volodymyr Mykolayovych Zahortsev Ukrainian composer. (1944)
DEATHSGiovanni Francesco Busenello Italian librettist. (1659)
Ferdinand Fränzl German composer. (1833)
Edward Fitzball English dramatist and librettist. (1873)
Alphons Czibulka Hungarian composer. (1894)
Gladys De Grey English patron. (1917)
A M Willner Austrian librettist. (1929)
Georgette Leblanc French soprano. (1941)
Charles Levadé French composer. (1948)
Eduard Künneke German composer. (1953)
Franco Alfano Italian composer. (1954)
Bernardo De Muro Italian tenor. (1955)
Vladimir Mikhaylovich Deshevov Russian composer. (1955)
Léon David French tenor. (1962)
Jaime Pahissa Spanish composer. (1969)
Norman Allin English bass. (1973)
Deryck Cooke English writer on music. (1976)
Hans Werner Henze German composer. (2012)
PREMIERESIl pirata Vincenzo Bellini; Milano, Teatro alla Scala, 27 October 1827.
New Year Michael Tippett; Houston, Wortham Theater Center, 27 October 1989.
BIRTHSIgnaz von Beecke German composer. (1733)
John Thomson Scottish composer. (1805)
Ernst Rosmer Austrian playwright and librettist. (1866)
Conrado del Campo Spanish composer. (1878)
Fritz Wolff German tenor. (1894)
Howard Hanson American composer. (1896)
Giovanni Voyer Spanish tenor. (1901)
Louis de Meester Belgian composer. (1904)
Claramae Turner American contralto. (1920)
Kenneth Montgomery British conductor. (1943)
Alan Titus American baritone. (1945)
Ann Monoyios American soprano. (1949)
Warren Ellsworth American tenor. (1951)
DEATHSStefano Landi Italian composer and singer. (1639)
Joseph Bodin de Boismortier French composer. (1755)
Andrea Adolfati Italian composer. (1760)
Michel Blavet French composer and flautist. (1768)
Jacopo Durandi Italian librettist. (1817)
Francesco Morlacchi Italian composer. (1841)
Richard Heuberger Austrian composer. (1914, 100 years)
Yelizaveta Fyodorovna Petrenko Ukrainian mezzo-soprano. (1951)
Mária Gyurkovics Hungarian soprano. (1973)
Giuseppe Savagnone Italian conductor and composer. (1984)
Willem Pelemans Belgian composer. (1991)
PREMIERESRoberto Devereux Gaetano Donizetti; Napoli, Teatro S Carlo, 28 October 1837.
Die Abreise Eugen d'Albert; Frankfurt, 28 October 1898.
Capriccio Richard Strauss; Munich, Staatsoper, 28 October 1942.