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Birthdays in Music in April 1906

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 8 Raoul Jobin, French Canadian tenor (d. 1974)
  • Apr 9 Antal Dorati, Hungarian-American conductor (Minneapolis Symphony 1949-1960), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1988)
  • Apr 10 Fud Livingston, American jazz clarinetist and composer, born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 1957)
  • Apr 13 Bud Freeman, American jazz musician and tenor saxophonist (Eel), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • Apr 14 Hunter Johnson, American composer, born near Benson, North Carolina (d. 1998)
  • Apr 22 Eric Fenby, English composer and president (Delius Society), born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire (d. 1997)
  • Apr 25 Zoltán Gárdonyi, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1986)
  • Apr 28 Paul Sacher, Swiss conductor and entrepreneur, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1999)

About April 1906

How Old? 113 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: No

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