Birthdays in Music in April 1946

  • Apr 1 John Barbata, drummer (Turtles-Happy Together, Eleanor)
  • Apr 1 Ronnie "Plonk" Lane, rock bassist (Small Faces-Hey Girl), born in London, England
  • Apr 4 Dave Hill, English rock guitarist (Slade-Coz I Love You), born in Holbeton, Devon
  • Apr 5 Larry Frederick Wendt, composer
  • Apr 7 Barbara Benary, composer
  • Apr 9 Les Gray, vocalist (Mud-Cat Crept In)
  • Apr 10 Armand, [Herman van Loenhout], singer (Blommenkinders)
  • Apr 10 Anne Boyd, Australian composer, born in Sydney
  • Apr 12 RenĂ© Krijnen, Dutch keyboardist (Les Baroques)
  • Apr 13 Al Green, Forest City Arkansas, singer (Lets Stay Together)
  • Apr 14 Patrick Fairley, guitarist (Marmalade - "Ob La Di, Ob La Da")
  • Apr 18 Alexander "Skip" Spence, Canadian guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape-Omaha)
  • Apr 21 Doug MacLeod, American blues musician (Blues Music Awards' Acoustic Artist of the Year, 2014, 2016 and 2017), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 24 Bruce Stuart Saylor, composer
  • Apr 24 Dick Rivers, French singer and actor
  • Apr 25 Digby Fairweather, jazz trumpeter
  • Apr 28 Ginette Reno, French Canadian singer, songwriter and actress