On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1897

Johannes Brahms

Apr 3 Johannes Brahms, German composer and conductor (Hungarian Dances; A German Requiem), dies at 63

  • Apr 8 George Garrett, English composer, dies at 62
  • Apr 8 Heinrich von Stephan, German Director of the Post service who introduced the telephone to Germany, dies at 66
  • Apr 23 Clement Harris, English composer, killed fighting in the Greco-Turkish war at 25