April 4, 1939 in Music

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Birthdays in Music

  • Hugh Masekela, South African trumpeter, anti-apartheid activist (I Am Not Afraid), described as the "father of South African jazz," born in Witbank, South Africa (d. 2018)
  • Major Lance, American soul singer (The Monkey Time), born in Winterville, Mississippi (d. 1994)