April 1941 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 3 Jan Berry, American rock and roll vocalist (Jan and Dean-Dead Man's Curve), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 3 Philippé Wynne, American soul singer (I'll Be Around), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1984)
  • Apr 6 Gheorghe Zamfir, Romanian musician
  • Apr 8 Peggy Lennon, singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 9 Kay Adams, American country singer, born in Knox City, Texas
  • Apr 12 Julio Euson, Aruban-Dutch singer (I Use the Soap), born in Aruba
  • Apr 17 Adolphus Hailstork, American composer, born in Rochester, New York
  • Apr 19 Roberto Carlos, Brazilian singer and songwriter (Louco por você), born in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Brazil
  • Apr 23 Jacqueline Boyer, French singer (Tom Pillibi), born in Paris
  • Apr 24 John Williams, Australian guitarist (Acad Award), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Apr 26 John Mitchell, American classical composer, born in Hollywood, California
  • Apr 27 Friedrich Goldmann, German composer and conductor, born in Siegmar-Schönau, Germany (d. 2009)
  • Apr 27 Judith Blegen, American opera singer (Papagena-Magic Flute), born in Missoula, Montana
  • Apr 30 Johnny Farina, American rocker (Santo & Johnny), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 30 Wilfried Jentzsh, German composer, born in Dresden, Germany

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 17 Actress Doris Day (19) weds trombonist Albert Jorden

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 17 Al Bowlly, British dance band vocalist (b. 1899)
  • Apr 19 Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer, dies at 63