On This Day

April 1893 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 16 Federico Mompou, Catalan composer (Música Callada -'The Voice of Silence'), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 1987)
  • Apr 16 Joseph Yasser, Russian-American composer, born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1981)
  • Apr 17 Irene Castle, American vaudeville, stage, and screen dancer, and animal rights activist, born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 1969)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 30 Gyula Beliczay, Hungarian composer and teacher, dies at 57