On This Day

Musicians Who Died in April 1950

  • Apr 3 Adolf Wiklund, Swedish composer, dies at 70
  • Apr 3 Kurt Weill, German composer (Die Dreigroschenoper - The Threepenny Opera), dies at 50
  • Apr 8 Vaslav Fromich Nijinsky, Ukrainian ballet dancer, dies in London
  • Apr 19 Lord Berners [Gerald Tyrwhitt], English composer (1st Childhood), dies at 66
  • Apr 27 Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, Polish composer, dies at 70
  • Apr 27 Karl Straube, German organist & conductor, dies at 77