On This Day

April 1887 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 10 Heinz Tiessen, German composer, born in Königsberg, Germany (d. 1971)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 11 Pyotr Petrovich Sokal'sky, Russian composer, dies at 54
  • Apr 28 Carl Ferdinand Pohl, German-Austrian music historian & composer, dies at 67
  • Apr 30 Friedrich Wilhelm Markull, German composer, dies at 71