April 1960 in Music

Events in Music

  • Apr 14 "Bye Bye Birdie" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 607 performances
  • Apr 20 "From A to Z" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • Apr 28 "Christine" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 12 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 3 Arjen Anthony Lucassen, Dutch musician
  • Apr 3 Marie Denise Pelletier, Quebec singer
  • Apr 4 Jane Eaglin, English soprano
  • Apr 6 Warren Haynes, rock and blues guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Apr 10 Katrina Leskanich, American musician
  • Apr 14 Brian Forster, rocker (Partridge Family Drums)
  • Apr 18 Ocl Sweda, rocker (Bulletboys)
  • Apr 23 Steve Clark, Hillsborough England, rock guitarist (Def Leppard)
  • Apr 26 Roger Taylor, English rock drummer (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf), born in Birmingham, England
  • Apr 28 Wally Langdon, bassist (Bob Color)
  • Apr 29 Gerard Joling, Dutch singer (Love is in Your Eyes)
  • Apr 29 Phil King, English bassist

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 10 Arthur Benjamin, Austral composer/pianist (Devil Take Her), dies at 66
  • Apr 17 Eddie Cochran, rocker, dies at 21 in a car crash
  • Apr 25 Ilmari Henrik Reinhold Krohn, composer, dies at 92