April 1925 in Music

Events in Music

  • 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, brn in Pilsen, Czech Republic (d. 1998)
  • Apr 13 Hilda Dianda, composer
  • Apr 14 Bill Harris, US guitarist (Clovers-Good Lovin')
  • Apr 18 Lionel Edmund "Sonny" Taylor, musician
  • Apr 18 Robert Caldwell Crawford, composer
  • 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, 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 and conductor (Conte Fantastic, Le miroir de Jesus), dies at 45
  • Apr 25 George Stephanescu, composer, dies at 81