On This Day

April 1893 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 7 Irene Castle, dancer (leader in anti-vivisection movement)
  • Apr 16 Federico Mompou, Spanish composer, born in Barcelona (d. 1987)
  • Apr 16 Joseph Yasser, Russian-American composer, born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1981)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 30 Gyula Beliczay, composer, dies at 57