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.
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.