Composers that were born on 18 October
Dominy Clements (1964) 53 years ago
Wynton Marsalis (1961) 56 years ago
Melinda Bargreen (1947) 70 years ago
Howard Shore (1946) 71 years ago
Proinnsías Ó Duinn (1941) 76 years ago
Jacques Charpentier (1933) 84 years ago
John Biggs (1932) 85 years ago
John Morris (1926) 91 years ago
Camillo Togni (1922) 95 years ago
Piet Tiggers (1891) 126 years ago
Francis Thomé (1850) 167 years ago
José Antonio Santesteban (1835) 182 years ago
Baldassare Galuppi (1706) 311 years ago
Composers that died on 18 October
Composer events for 18 October
Gaetano Donizetti (1834) 183 years ago
Premiere of Maria Stuarda, in Naples, Italy.
Johannes Brahms (1871) 146 years ago
Premiere of Schicksalslied op. 54, in Karlsruhe, Germany, with Brahms conducting.
Johannes Brahms (1873) 144 years ago
Premiere of string quartet in a minor op. 51/2, in Berlin, Germany.
Johannes Brahms, Joseph Joachim (1887) 130 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) 113 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 5 in c sharp minor, in Cologne, Germany, with Mahler conducting.
Sergey Prokofiev (1923) 94 years ago
Premiere of violin concerto no. 1 in D major op. 19, in Paris, France.
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