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April 12, 1840 in Music History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Music

  • Edmond Audran, French composer, born in Lyon, France (d. 1901)
  • Franz Xaver Haberl, German priest and musicologist (Magister choralis), born in Mallersdorf-Pfaffenberg, Bavaria (d. 1910)
1840 in Music