On This Day

April 1868 in Music History

Events in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 13 John Blackwood McEwen, Scottish classical composer, born in Hawick, Scotland (d. 1948)
  • Apr 16 Joel Angel, Russian musicologist and composer (d. 1917)
  • Apr 19 Max Von Schillings, German composer and conductor (Der Pfeifertag), born in Düren, Germany (d. 1933)
  • Apr 22 José Vianna da Motta, Portuguese composer, born in São Tomé, São Tomé and Príncipe (d. 1948)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 3 Franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies of pneumonia at 71