On This Day

April 1863 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 17 Johannes Petrus Boskaljon, Curacaoian composer and conductor, born in Willemstad (d. 1936)
  • Apr 19 Felix Blumenfeld, Russian composer, conductor and pianist, born in Kirovohrad, Ukraine (d. 1931)
  • Apr 28 Alfred Zamara Austrian harpist, composer, and teacher, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1940)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 8 Joseph Netherclift, English composer, dies at 70
  • Apr 15 Jan Nepomuk Kanka, Czech composer, dies at 90