On This Day

April 1914 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 1 Carla van Neste, Belgian violinist
  • Apr 15 John Gregory, English ballet dancer (Harlequin Ballet Company), born in Norwich (d. 1996)
  • Apr 26 Wilfrid Howard Mellers, English musicologist and composer (François Couperin and the French Classical Tradition), born in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire (d. 2008)
  • Apr 30 Sid Weiss, American jazz bassist, born in Schenectady, New York (d. 1994)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 12 Josef Nešvera, Czech composer, dies at 71