April 1952 in Music

Events in Music

  • Apr 16 "4 Saints in 3 Acts" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 15 performances
  • Apr 27 "4 Saints in 3 Acts" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 15 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 1 Tirso Cruz III, Filipino actor and singer, born in Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines
  • Apr 2 Leon Wilkeson, American rock bassist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2001)
  • Apr 4 Gary Moore, Irish rock guitarist (Skid Row-Oh Pretty Woman), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2011)
  • Apr 6 Udo Dirkshneider, heavy metal rocker (Accept-Balls to the Wall, Udo)
  • Apr 7 Bruce Gary, rock drummer (Knack-My Sharona), born in Burbank, California
  • Apr 8 Adam Woods, rock drummer/pianist (Fixx)
  • Apr 9 Magnar Åm, Norwegian composer, born in Trondheim
  • Apr 12 J. D. Nicholas, English guitarist (Heatwave, Commodores), born in Watford, England
  • Apr 14 Kenny Aaronson, rocker
  • Apr 18 Jim Scholten, Midland Mich, country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad)
  • Apr 19 Andy Shernoff, American musician (The Dictators), born in Queens, New York musician (The Dictators), born in Queens, New York
  • Apr 23 Narada, [Michael Walden], Mich, rocker (Don't Want Nobody Else)
  • Apr 25 Cory Day, rock vocalist, born in The Bronx, New York
  • Apr 25 Ketil Bjørnstad, Norwegian pianist
  • Apr 29 Nora Dunn, comedienne (SNL, Miami Blues, Working Girl), born in Chicago, Illinois

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 11 Wadih Sabra, Lebanese composer (Kulluna lil Watan), dies at 76
  • Apr 23 Elisabeth Schumann, singer, dies
  • Apr 30 Charles Radoux-Rogier, Belgian composer, dies at 74