April 1897 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 7 Harald Sigurd Johan Saeverud, composer [OS]
  • Apr 8 Herbert Eimert, German composer/musicologist (Glockenspiel)
  • Apr 16 Arthur Charles Ernest Hoérée, Belgian-French composer, born in St. Gilles, Brussels, Belgium (d. 1986)
  • Apr 16 Jaap Vranken, Dutch organist and composer (Stabat Mater), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1956)
  • Apr 17 Harald Saeverud, Norwegian composer (Saline), born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1992)
  • Apr 24 György Kósa, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1984)
  • Apr 25 Haro Levoni Step'anian, Armenian composer, born in Ganja, Azerbaijan (d. 1966)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 3 Johannes Brahms, German composer and conductor (Hung Dances), dies at 63
  • Apr 8 George Garrett, English composer, dies at 62
  • Apr 23 Clement Harris, English composer, killed fighting in the Greco-Turkish war at 25