On This Day

Musicians Born in April 1918

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 3 Enrique Iturriaga, Peruvian composer, born in Lima, Peru
  • Apr 3 Louis Applebaum, Canadian conductor and composer, born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2000)
  • Apr 3 Sixten Ehrling, Swedish conductor (Royal Opera of Stockholm), born in Malmö, Sweden (d. 2005)
  • Apr 7 Peanuts Hucko, dixieland clarinetist (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Apr 9 Jørn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2008)
  • Apr 18 Tony Mottola, American jazz guitarist, born in Kearney, New Jersey (d. 2004)
  • Apr 25 Astrid Varnay, Swedish soprano (Met Opera 1941-56), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2006)
  • Apr 27 Kirby Stone, American jazz combo leader (Baubles Bangles & Beads), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 27 Willem N "Pim" Koot, pianist of Concert building (Oh, Lady! Lady!)

About April 1918

How Old? 101 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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