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April 3, 1949 in Music History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Music

  • Daniel Catán, Mexican composer (Rappaccini's Daughter; Florencia en el Amazonas), born in Mexico City (d. 2011)
  • Eric Kloss, American jazz saxophonist, born in Greenville, Pennsylvania
  • Greg Calbi, American mastering engineer (associated with Eric Carmen, John Lennon, David Bowie, and Bruce Springsteen), born in Yonkers, New York
  • Jan Keizer, Dutch singer (BZN - "Rhythm of My Heart"), born in Volendam, Netherlands
  • Richard Thompson, English singer-songwriter, and guitarist ("Tear-Stained Letter"; "1952 Vincent Black Lightning"), born in Notting Hill Gate, London

Deaths in Music

  • Basil Harwood, English composer, dies at 89
1949 in Music