On This Day

April 1827 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 12 Edward Mollenhauer, American composer, born in Erfurt, Prussia (d. 1914)
  • Apr 15 Julius Tausch, German composer, born in Dessau (d. 1895)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 3 Ernst Chladni, German physicist and musician (Estimating the speed of sound Chladni's law), dies at 70
  • Apr 24 Pierre-Joseph Candeille, French composer, dies at 82
  • Apr 26 Bernardo Ottani, Italian composer, dies at 90