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April 1830 in Music History

Events in Music

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Apr 11 Robert Schumann hears the violinist Paganini play in Frankfurt

Composer Robert Schumann
Robert Schumann

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 5 Alexander Muir, Canadian composer (The Maple Leaf Forever), born in Lesmahagow, Scotland (d. 1906)
  • Apr 13 Eduard Lassen, Belgian-Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1904)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 1 Carl Borromaus Neuner, German composer, dies at 51
  • Apr 18 José Maurício Nunes Garcia, Brazilian classical composer (Master of Music at the Royal Chapel), dies at 63