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April 23, 1939 in Music History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

1st performance of Béla Bartok's 2nd Concerto for violin

Composer and Pianist Béla Bartok
Composer and Pianist
Béla Bartok

Birthdays in Music

  • Patrick Williams, American composer, arranger, and conductor, born in Bonne Terre, Missouri
  • Ray Peterson, American singer ("Tell Laura I Love Her"), born in Denton, Texas (d. 2005)
1939 in Music