On This Day

Musicians Born in April 1938

  • Apr 3 Jeff Barry, American rock writer (Tell Laura I Love Her), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 7 Freddie Hubbard, jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Apr 7 Spencer Dryden, American drummer (Jefferson Airplane), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 8 Barton Keith McLean, composer
  • Apr 11 Kurt Moll, German bass opera singer, born near Colonge (d. 2017)
  • Apr 13 Frederic Rzewski, American composer (Spacecraft), born in Westfield, Massachusetts
  • Apr 19 Jonathan Tunick, American composer (one of 15 people to have won all four major American show business awards: the Tony Awards, Academy Awards, Emmy Awards and Grammy Awards), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 20 Johnny Tillotson, American singer (Gidget, Poetry in Motion), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Apr 26 Duane Eddy, American guitarist (Peter Gunn, Cannonball), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Apr 26 Maurice Williams, American rocker (Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs), born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 29 Klaus Voormann, German rock bassist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn), born in Berlin, Germany

About April 1938

How Old? 81 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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