On This Day

Birthdays in Music in April 1883

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 1 Leonidas "Lon" Chaney, American actor nicknamed "the man of a 1000 faces" (The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, The Phantom of the Opera), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado (d. 1930)
  • Apr 1 Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov, Russian Soviet composer, born in Plakhino, Ryazan Governorate (d. 1946) [OS date]
  • Apr 9 Renzo Bossi, Italian composer, born in Como (d. 1965)
  • Apr 17 Herman Darewsky, British composer, born in Minsk, Russian Empire (d. 1947)
  • Apr 30 David John de Lloyd, Welsh musician and composer, born in Skewen, Wales (d. 1948)