Famous People Born in April 1895

  • Apr 1 Alberta Hunter, blues singer/composer (Downhearted Blues)
  • Apr 3 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Italian composer, born in Florence (d. 1968)
  • Apr 4 Arthur Murray [Moses Teichman], American ballroom dancer and businessman (Arthur Murray Dance Party), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • Apr 4 Charlie Hallows, English cricket batsman (Lancs played for England 1921-28), born in Little Lever, Lancashire (d. 1972)
  • Apr 7 Eduardo Toldra, composer
  • Apr 7 Lewis B Combs, naval commander/civil engineer
  • Apr 8 Bert Gordon [Barney Gorodetsky], Comedian, born in NYC, New York (d. 1974)
  • Apr 8 Sigurdur Thordarson, composer
  • Apr 9 Mance Lipscomb, American blues musician (Shine On, Harvest Moon), born in Navasota, Texas (d. 1976)
  • Apr 9 Michel Simon, Swiss actor (Panic, Plague, Two of Us), born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1975)
  • Apr 9 Rudolf Kattnigg, Austrian composer, born in Carinthia, Austria (d. 1955)
  • Apr 13 Olga Rudge, American-born concert violinist, born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • Apr 13 Arthur Fadden, thirteenth Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1973)
  • Apr 14 Mary Marquet, Russian actress (Matter of Resistance), born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1979)
  • Apr 14 Wiktor Labunski, composer
  • Apr 15 Corrado Alvaro, Italian writer (Gente in Aspromonte)
  • Apr 15 Harry F V Edward, British Guiana, 100m/200m runner (Olympic bronze 1920)
  • Apr 15 Clark McConachy, New Zealand billiards player (d. 1980)
  • Apr 16 Robert Dean Frisbie, American writer of travel literature (Life on Puka Puka), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1948)
  • Apr 17 Bert Wheeler, American actor (Brave Eagle, The Nitwits, Hold 'em Jail, High Flyers, Rainmakers), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 1968)
  • Apr 19 Anton F Pieck, Den Helder, Netherlands, illustrator (Efteling, Kaatsheuvel)
  • Apr 20 Emile Christian, American jazz trombonist, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1973)
  • Apr 23 Ngaio Marsh, New Zealand detective writer and producer, born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1982)
  • Apr 24 S Constantine Timoshenko, Russian marshal/people's commissioner
  • Apr 25 Stanley Rous, British soccer official, 6th President of FIFA (1961-74), born in Mutford, East Suffolk, England (d. 1986)
  • Apr 29 Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Promenade Concerts)
  • Apr 30 Philippe Panneton, French Canadian physician, diplomat and writer (d. 1960)