On This Day

Musicians Born in April 1915

  • Apr 1 Art Lund, Salt Lake City Utah, singer (Ken Murray Show)

Person of interestBillie Holiday

Apr 7 Billie Holiday [Eleanora Fagan], American jazz singer (Lady Sings the Blues), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1959)

Jazz Musician Billie Holiday
Jazz Musician
Billie Holiday
  • Apr 12 Ernest Borneman, German sexual researcher, psychotherapist, musician and writer (Bang, You're Dead), born in Berlin (d. 1995)
  • Apr 12 Hound Dog Taylor [Theodore Roosevelt], American Chicago blues guitarist and singer, born in Natchez, Mississippi (d. 1975)
  • Apr 19 Dorian Le Gallienne, Australian composer, born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 1963)
  • Apr 21 Andor Kovach, Romanian composer (Médée), born in Transylvania, Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 2005)
  • Apr 26 Johnny Shines, American delta blues singer and guitarist, born in Memphis, Tenneessee (d. 1992)
  • Apr 29 Donald Mills, American singer (Mills Brothers), born in Piqua, Ohio (d. 1999)

About April 1915

How Old? 105 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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