On This Day

April 30, 1885 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Music

  • Henry Lee Higginson starts the "Popular Music" series with the Boston Symphony, which evolves into the Boston Pops Orchestra 1900

Birthdays in Music

  • Luigi Russolo, Italian Futurist composer (The Art of Noises), born in Portogruaro, Italy (d. 1947)