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April 12, 1961 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Music

Music awardsGrammy Awards

3rd Grammy Awards: Theme From a Summer Place, Ray Charles wins 4

Musician Ray Charles
Ray Charles

Birthdays in Music

  • D. D. Verni, American heavy metal rocker (Overkill - Hello From the Gutter), born in New Jersey

Deaths in Music

  • Nils-Eric Fougstedt, Finnish composer (Angoscia, Trittico sinfonico), dies at 50
1961 in Music