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Composers that were born on 18 October

Dominy Clements (1964) 54 years ago Image for Dominy Clements
Wynton Marsalis (1961) 57 years ago Wynton Marsalis
Melinda Bargreen (1947) 71 years ago
Howard Shore (1946) 72 years ago
Proinnsías Ó Duinn (1941) 77 years ago
Richard Popplewell (1935) 83 years ago
Jacques Charpentier (1933) 85 years ago
John Biggs (1932) 86 years ago Image for John Biggs
John Morris (1926) 92 years ago John Morris
Camillo Togni (1922) 96 years ago
Piet Tiggers (1891) 127 years ago
Karl Hubert Cohen (1851) 167 years ago
Francis Thomé (1850) 168 years ago Francis Thomé
José Antonio Santesteban (1835) 183 years ago José Antonio Santesteban
Ferdinand Schubert (1794) 224 years ago Ferdinand Schubert
Baldassare Galuppi (1706) 312 years ago Image for Baldassare Galuppi

Composers that died on 18 October

Franz Furrer-Munch (2010) 8 years ago
Gunnar Sonstevold (1991) 27 years ago
Hans Stieber (1969) 49 years ago
Cláudio Carneyro (1963) 55 years ago
Charles Gounod (1893) 125 years ago Image for Charles Gounod
Étienne-Nicolas Méhul (1817) 201 years ago Image for Étienne-Nicolas Méhul
Robert Praelisauer (1771) 247 years ago
Joseph Paul Ziegler (1767) 251 years ago
António José da Silva (1739) 279 years ago

Composer events for 18 October

Gaetano Donizetti (1834) 184 years ago
Premiere of Maria Stuarda, in Naples, Italy.
Johannes Brahms (1871) 147 years ago
Premiere of Schicksalslied op. 54, in Karlsruhe, Germany, with Brahms conducting.
Johannes Brahms (1873) 145 years ago
Premiere of string quartet in a minor op. 51/2, in Berlin, Germany.
Johannes Brahms, Joseph Joachim (1887) 131 years ago
Premiere of Brahms' Doppelkonzert for violin and cello in a minor op. 102, in Cologne, Germany, with Joachim playin the violin and Brahms conducting.
Gustav Mahler (1904) 114 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 5 in c sharp minor, in Cologne, Germany, with Mahler conducting.
Sergey Prokofiev (1923) 95 years ago
Premiere of violin concerto no. 1 in D major op. 19, in Paris, France.

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