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 Hoeree, composer
  • Apr 16 Jaap Vranken, Dutch organist/composer (Stabat Mater)
  • Apr 17 Harald Saeverud, Bergen Norway, composer (Saline) [NS]
  • Apr 24 Gyorgy Kosa, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1984)
  • Apr 25 Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer

Deaths in Music

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