Famous People Born in April 1859

  • Apr 3 Reginald De Koven, American operetta and popular song composer (Oh Promise Me), born in Middletown, Connecticut (d. 1920)
  • Apr 5 Wilhelm Harteveld, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm (d. 1927)
  • Apr 7 Walter Camp, father of American football (Yale), born in New Britain, Connecticut (d. 1925)
  • Apr 8 Edmund Husserl, German philosopher (founded School of Phenomenology), born in Pro├čnitz, Margraviate of Moravia, Austrian Empire (d. 1938)
  • Apr 11 Basil Harwood, English organist and composer, born in Woodhouse, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1949)
  • Apr 16 Winifred Cochrane, Countess of Dundonald, philanthropist (d. 1924)
  • Apr 18 Eduard Cuypers, Dutch architect (Sanatorium High-Laren), born in Roermond, The Netherlands (d. 1927)