On This Day

April 1892 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Apr 28 1st performance of Antonin Dvorák's overture "Carneval"

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 6 Mateusz Glinski, composer
  • Apr 10 Victor de Sabata, Italian conductor and composer (Il Macigno), born in Trieste, Italy (d. 1967)
  • Apr 12 Johnny Dodds, American early jazz clarinetist, born in Waveland, Mississippi (d. 1940)
  • Apr 19 Germaine Tailleferre, French composer (Le Marin du Bolivar), born in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Val-de-Marne, France (d. 1983)
  • Apr 21 Jaroslav Kvapil, Czech composer, born in Fryšták, Czech Republic (d. 1959)
  • Apr 22 Nikolai Obukhov, Russian composer, born in Ol'shanka village, Kursk Province, Russian Empire (d. 1954)
  • Apr 28 Georges Antoine, Belgian composer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1918)
  • Apr 28 John Jacob Niles, American composer, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1980)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 22 Edouard Lalo, French composer, dies at 69