Birthdays in Music in April 1888

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 8 Victor Schertzinger, American composer and director (Uptown NY), born in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania (d. 1941)
  • Apr 9 Florence Price, American composer (Wanamaker Prize 1932) and 1st African-American woman to have a composition played by a major orchestra, born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1953)
  • Apr 12 Heinrich Neuhaus, Soviet pianist (The Art of Piano Playing), born in Elisavetgrad, Russian Empire (d. 1964)
  • Apr 19 William Axt, American film scores composer (The Prisoner of Zenda), born in NYC, New York (d. 1959)