On This Day

Birthdays in Music in April 1937

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 3 Louis Satterfield [also known as Lui-Lui, Ealee, and Sat], American trombone player (The Pharaohs, Earth, Wind & Fire, Phenix Horns), born in Shaw, Mississippi (d. 2004)

Person of interestMerle Haggard

Apr 6 Merle Haggard, country singer (Death Valley Days), born in Bakersfield, California (d. 2016)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard
  • Apr 7 Charlie Thomas, singer (Drifters), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Apr 21 David Lucas, American rock and roll composer, music producer and singer, born in Buffalo, New York
  • Apr 22 Jack Nitzsche, American composer and songwriter (An Officer & a Gentleman), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2000)
  • Apr 24 Joe Henderson, American jazz saxophonist, born in Lima, Ohio (d. 2001)

About April 1937

How Old? 82 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Signs: Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19), Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20)