April 1898 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 9 Julius Patzak, Austrian tenor singer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1974)
  • Apr 9 Paul Robeson, American singer (Old Man River), actor and civil rights activist, born in Princeton, New Jersey (d. 1976)
  • Apr 12 Lily Pons, French opera singer (Met Opera) and actress (That Girl From Paris), born in Draguignan, France (d. 1976)
  • Apr 15 Nini de Boël, Flemish operette singer (White Horse), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1982)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 21 Louis Théodore Gouvy, French-German composer, dies at 78