Birthdays in Music in April 1949

About April 1949

How Old? 69 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 1 Gill Scott-Heron, American writer, poet and singer (Whities on the Moon), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2011)
  • Apr 2 Joseph "Joe" Vitale, American singer, songwriter, composer and multi-instrumentalist (Roller Coaster Weekend), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Apr 3 Jan Keizer, Dutch singer (BZN-Rhythm of My Heart), born in Volendam, Netherlands
  • Apr 3 Richard Thompson, English vocalist and guitarist (Shoot Out the Lights), born in Notting Hill Gate, London
  • Apr 4 Larry Lingle, American rocker (The Four Seasons), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Apr 4 Michael Fennelly, American musician (The Millennium, Crabby Appleton), born in New York, New York
  • Apr 7 John Oates, American rock guitarist/vocalist (Hall & Oates-Rich Girl), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 9 Chico Ryan, rock vocalist (Sha Na Na)
  • Apr 9 Steve Gadd, American jazz drummer ('Late In The Evening', '50 Ways To Leave Your Lover'), born in Irondequoit, New York
  • Apr 10 Frank de Leeuw, Dutch rock guitarist (Bob Color)
  • Apr 14 Sonja Kristina [Shaw], English songwriter and actress (Hair, Curved Air), born in Brentwood, England
  • Apr 15 Alla Pugacheva, Russian singer
  • Apr 18 Andrew Powell, British composer, performer, and music producer (Donovan, Kate Bush- "The Kick Inside"), born in Surrey, England
  • Apr 21 Patti LuPone, actress/singer (Evita, Life Goes On), born in Northport, New York
  • Apr 23 John Miles, vocal/guitar/keyboards (John Miles Band-Rebel, Zaragon)
  • Apr 24 VĂ©ronique Sanson, French singer and songwriter, born in Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris
  • Apr 25 Watermelon Slim [William Homans], American blues musician (The Wheel Man), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 25 Michael Brown, American musician and songwriter, (Don't Walk Away Renee), born in New York City (d. 2015)
  • Apr 26 Jimmy Hall, rocker (Wet Willie)