On This Day

April 1826 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Apr 12 Weber's opera "Oberon" premieres in London

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 7 Johann Hermann Berens, composer
  • Apr 28 Alexander Stadtfeld, German composer, born in Wiesbaden, Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1853)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 3 Reginald Heber, bishop & hymn writer, dies
  • Apr 13 Franz Danzi, German composer & cellist, dies at 62