On This Day

April 1910 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 1 Harry Carney, American tenor and baritone jazz saxophonist (Duke Ellington Orchestra, 1927-74), born in Boston, Massachussets (d. 1974)
  • Apr 3 Homesick James [Williamson], American blues slide guitarist and singer (Elmore James band, 1955-62), born in Somerville, Tennessee (d. 2006) [date of birth variously reported as 1905, 1910, and 1914; surname also disputed]
  • Apr 10 Abu-Bakr Khairat, Egyptian composer, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1963)
  • Apr 14 Werner Wolf Glaser, German-Swedish composer, born in Cologne, Germany (d. 2006)
  • Apr 18 Sylvia Fisher, Australian operatic soprano (Albert Herring Opera), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 1996)
  • Apr 26 Erland von Koch, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm (d. 2009)
  • Apr 26 Ernst Tittel, Austrian organist and composer, born in Sternberg, Moravia (d. 1969)