On This Day

April 1906 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 8 Raoul Jobin, French Canadian tenor (d. 1974)
  • Apr 9 Antal Dorati, Hungarian-American conductor (Minneapolis Symphony 1949-1960), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1988)
  • Apr 10 Fud Livingston, American jazz clarinetist and composer, born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 1957)
  • Apr 13 Bud Freeman, American jazz musician and tenor saxophonist (Eel), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • Apr 14 Hunter Johnson, American composer, born near Benson, North Carolina (d. 1998)
  • Apr 22 Eric Fenby, English composer and president (Delius Society), born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire (d. 1997)
  • Apr 25 Zoltán Gárdonyi, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1986)
  • Apr 28 Paul Sacher, Swiss conductor and entrepreneur, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1999)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 25 John Knowles Paine, American composer, dies at 67