On This Day

April 1853 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 5 Alfonso Rendano, Italian composer, born in Consenza, Italy (d. 1931)
  • Apr 21 Charles Malherbe, French violinist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1911)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 11 Louis Emmanuel Jadin, French composer, dies at 124
  • Apr 15 Johann Leopold Fuchs, German composer, dies at 67