On This Day

Birthdays in Music in April 1950

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 1 Billy Currie, English rock keyboardist and violinist (Ultravox), born in Huddersfield
  • Apr 3 Curtis Stone, American singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry), born in Hollywood, California

Person of interestAgnetha Fältskog

Apr 5 Agnetha Fältskog [Anna Ulvaeus], Swedish singer (ABBA), born in Jönköping, Sweden

  • Apr 5 Mildred Douglas, Surinames/Dutch singer (Mai Tai)
  • Apr 5 Paul Oscher, American blues musician (Muddy Waters Blues Band), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 10 Eddie Hazel, American pop guitarist (Funkadelic-Uncle Jam Wants You), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1992)
  • Apr 12 David Cassidy, American singer and actor (Keith-Partridge Family), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Apr 13 Riff West, American rock bassist (Molly Hatchet), born in Corpus Christi, Texas (d. 2014)
  • Apr 19 Earl Gardner, American jazz trumpeter (Saturday Night Live), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 22 Peter Frampton, guitarist/vocalist (Frampton Comes Alive), born in Kent, England
  • Apr 25 Steve Ferrone, English rock drummer (Average White Band), born in Brighton, England
  • Apr 26 Peter Schaufuss, Danish dancer and director of ballet (Deutsche Opera Berlin), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Apr 26 L. Shankar [Lakshminarayana Shankar], Indian-born American violinist, singer and composer, born in Madras, Tamil Nadu

About April 1950

How Old? 69 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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