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April 22, 1944 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Music

  • Howie Wyeth, American drummer and pianist (Bob Dylan; Robert Gordon; Christine Lavin), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1996)
  • Joshua Rifkin, American conductor and musicologist who played a key role in the ragtime revival of the 1970s, born in NYC, New York

Deaths in Music

  • Mezio Agostini, Italian composer, dies at 68
1944 in Music