On This Day

Birthdays in Music in April 1904

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 3 Sally Rand, American burlesque dancer, vedette and actress known for her ostrich feather fan and balloon bubble dances, born in Elkton, Missouri (d. 1979)
  • Apr 3 Peter Van Steeden, composer and orchestra leader (Break the Bank), born in Amsterdam (d. 1990)
  • Apr 8 John Antill, Australian composer (Corroboree), born in Sydney (d. 1986)
  • Apr 9 Sharkey Bonano, American jazz musician, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1972)
  • Apr 10 Nick Stuart, Romanian-born American bandleader and actor (Secrets of Chinatown), born in Abrudbánya, Alsó-Fehér County, Austria-Hungary (d. 1973)
  • Apr 23 Leslie French, British actor and singer (Death in Venice, More than a Miracle), born in Bromley, Kent, England (d. 1999)
  • Apr 29 Russ Morgan, American orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania (d. 1969)

About April 1904

How Old? 115 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Star Signs: Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19), Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20)