Birthdays in Music in April 1921

  • Apr 1 Douglas Allenbrook, composer
  • Apr 1 William L Bergsma, American composer (Fortunate Island), born in Oakland, California
  • Apr 6 Andrew Welsh Imbrie, composer
  • Apr 8 Jan Novák, Czech classical composer, born in Nová Říše, Morovia (d. 1984)
  • Apr 8 Virginia O'Brien, American actress and singer (Gus, Ziegfeld Follies), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2001)
  • Apr 10 Sheb Wooley, Erick Oklahoma, vocalist (Purple People Eater, Hee Haw)
  • Apr 13 Carlo Prosperi, composer
  • Apr 15 Norman Ewart Thurston, musician
  • Apr 19 Will Ogdon, American composer, born in Redlands, California (d. 2013)
  • Apr 23 Janet Blair [Martha Janet Lafferty], American singer and actress (Leave it to the Girls, Smith Family), born in Altoona, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)
  • Apr 24 Laci Boldemann, composer
  • Apr 26 Jimmy Giuffre, jazz musician