On This Day

April 1877 in Music

Events in Music

  • Apr 19 Opera "Les Cloches de Cornerville" is produced (Paris)
  • Apr 27 Opera "Le Roi de Lahore" is produced in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 2 Arnold Schering, German musicologist (Humor, Heldentum, Tragik), born in Breslau, Germany (d. 1941)
  • Apr 23 Arthur Farwell, American composer, born in St Paul, Minnesota (d. 1952)
  • Apr 24 Charles Cuvillier, French composer of operetta (The Naughty Princess), born in Paris (d. 1955)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 7 Errico Petrella, Italian composer, dies at 63