On This Day

April 1847 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 1 Gavriil Musicescu, composer
  • Apr 9 Paolo Tosti, Italian composer, born in Ortona, Italy (d. 1916)
  • Apr 9 Francis William Davenport, English composer, born in Wilderslowe, Derby (d. 1925)
  • Apr 10 Charles Swinnerton Heap, English composer, born in Birmingham, England (d. 1900)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 23 Erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64