On This Day

April 1882 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 4 Mary Howe, American composer (Sand) and pianist, born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1964)
  • Apr 16 Seth Bingham, American organist and composer (Six Pieces for Organ), born in Bloomfield, New Jersey (d. 1972)
  • Apr 17 Artur Schnabel, Austrian pianist (Beethoven Piano Sonatas), born in Lipnik, Moravia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1951)
  • Apr 18 Leopold Stokowski, British conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra), born in London, England (d. 1977)
  • Apr 23 Albert Coates, English conductor and composer (Eagle), born in St Petersburg, Russia

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 3 Friedrich Wilhelm Kucken, composer, dies at 71