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Birthdays in Music


Person of interestPerson of Interest

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 22 Jack Nitzsche, composer/songwriter (An Officer & a Gentleman)
  • Apr 24 Joe Henderson, American jazz saxophonist (d. 2001)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 8 Arthur William Foote, US organist/composer, dies at 84
  • Apr 8 William Henry Hadow, composer (Studies in Modern Music), dies at 77
  • Apr 10 Algernon Ashton, composer, dies at 77
  • Apr 15 Nikolai Artzibushev, composer, dies at 79