April 1929 in Music

Events in Music

  • Apr 4 "New Moon" musical opens in London

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 5 Joe Meek, English record producer
  • Apr 6 Andre Previn, conductor (London Symphony)/pianist, born in Berlin, Germany
  • Apr 6 Arthur S Taylor Jr, US drummer/band leader (Taylor's Wailers)
  • Apr 6 Edison Vasalievich Denisov, composer
  • Apr 8 Jacques Brel, Belgian singer/actor (Pain in the A__)
  • Apr 8 Walter Berry, Austria singer/ex husband of Christa Ludwig
  • Apr 9 Harvey Lichtenstein, American head of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • Apr 10 Dusan Radic, Serbian composer, born in Sombor (d. 2010)
  • Apr 14 Paavo Berglund, Finnish conductor (works of Sibelius)
  • Apr 16 Roy Hamilton, singer (You'll Never Walk Alone)
  • Apr 17 James Last, German-born composer and big band leader, born in Bremen, Germany (d. 2015)
  • Apr 20 Bob Braun, singer (Dotty Mack Show), born in Ludlow, Kentucky
  • Apr 24 Ferit Tuzun, Turkish composer, born in Istanbul
  • Apr 29 Peter Joshua Sculthorpe, composer
  • Apr 29 Vaclav Kucera, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 15 Antonio Smareglia, composer, dies at 74
  • Apr 22 Odon Peter Jozsef de Mihalovich, composer, dies at 86