On This Day

April 1879 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 4 Gabriel Groulez, French composer, born in Lille, France (d. 1944)
  • Apr 29 Thomas Beecham, English composer (found London Philharmonic), born in St Helens, Lancashire (d. 1961)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 9 Ernst Richter, German musical theorist and composer, dies at 70