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April 1925 in Music History

Events in Music


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Apr 21 Noël Coward's "Fallen Angels" premieres in London

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward
  • Apr 23 1st London performance of operetta "Fasquita" staged

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 4 Erna Spoorenberg, Dutch singer, born in Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia (d. 2004)
  • Apr 5 Oldrich Flosman, Czechoslovakian composer, born in Pilsen, Czech Republic (d. 1998)
  • Apr 13 Hilda Dianda, Argentine composer, born in Córdoba, Argentina
  • Apr 14 Bill Harris, American guitarist (Clovers-Good Lovin'), born in Nashville, North Carolina (d. 1988)
  • Apr 18 Robert Crawford, Scottish composer, born in Edinburgh (d. 2011)
  • Apr 20 Richard Hoffmann, Austrian composer, born in Vienna
  • Apr 26 Jørgen Ingmann, Danish jazz guitarist (Apache, Dansevise), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2015)
  • Apr 29 Danny Davis [George Nowlan], country musician (Nashville Brass), born in Randolph, Massachusetts (d. 2008)
  • Apr 30 Johnny Horton, American country music and rockabilly singer (The Battle of New Orleans), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1960)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 1 Francis William Davenport, English composer, dies at 77
  • Apr 15 John Singer Sargent, American painter (Wyndham Sisters), dies at 69
  • Apr 22 André Caplet, French composer & conductor (Conte Fantastic, Le miroir de Jesus), dies at 45
  • Apr 25 George Stephănescu, Romanian composer, dies at 81