On This Day

Events in Music in April 1896

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Apr 13 John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan" premieres at the Tremont Theatre in Boston

  • Apr 25 Fight in Central Dance Hall starts fire at Cripple Creek, Colorado
  • Apr 25 Sidney Jones & Harry Greenbacks musical "The Geisha" premieres at Daly's Theatre, London; runs for 760 performances