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Birthdays in Music in April 1916

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 11 Alberto E Ginastera, Argentine composer (Panambi), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1983)
  • Apr 14 Denis ApIvor, British composer, born in Collinstown, County Westmeath, Ireland (d. 2004)
  • Apr 14 Emerson Buckley, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • Apr 22 Yehudi Menuhin, American-British violinist, conductor and teacher (Bartok's Sonata), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • Apr 26 Arnoldus van Wyk, South African composer, born in Calvinia, Cape Province (d. 1983)
  • Apr 27 Jan Rychlik, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1964)
  • Apr 30 Robert Shaw, American chorale conductor (Robert Shaw Chorale), born in Red Bluff, California (d. 1999)

About April 1916

How Old? 103 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)