On This Day

Musicians Who Died in April 1973

  • Apr 2 Jascha Horenstein, Russian-born American conductor, dies at 74
  • Apr 7 Nick Stuart, Romanian-born American bandleader and actor (Secrets of Chinatown), dies of cancer at 69
  • Apr 16 István Kertész, Hungarian orchestral and operatic conductor, dies at 43
  • Apr 20 Elisabeth Hauptmann, German writer (co-author of The Threepenny Opera), dies at 75
  • Apr 29 Manfred Gurlitt, German composer, dies at 82