April 1965 in Music

Events in Music

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Apr 5 37th Academy Awards: "My Fair Lady", Rex Harrison & Julie Andrews (Mary Poppins) win awards

Actress/Singer Julie Andrews
Julie Andrews
Actor Rex Harrison
Rex Harrison
  • Apr 9 Beatles "Ticket to Ride" is released in UK
  • Apr 13 The Beatles record their single "Help"
  • Apr 13 7th Grammy Awards: The Girl From Ipanema, The Beatles wins
  • Apr 23 "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)" single released by the Four Tops (Billboard Song of the Year 1965)
  • Apr 24 "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" closes at John Golden NYC after 192 performances
  • Apr 26 Ives' 4th Symphony premieres
  • Apr 27 "I'm Solomon" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 7 performances

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Apr 28 Barbra Streisand stars on "My Name is Barbra" special on CBS

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 1 Robert Steadman, English composer
  • Apr 3 Nazia Hassan, Pakistani pop singer-songwriter, lawyer and social activist known as "Queen of Pop" in South Asia, born in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan (d. 2000)
  • Apr 6 Black Francis [Charles Thompson IV], American singer and songwriter (Pixies, Frank Black), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 10 Tim Alexander, American funk metal drummer (Primus-Pork soda), born in Cherry Point, North Carolina
  • Apr 15 Linda Perry, American singer-songwriter and producer (4 Non Blondes, What's Up), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Apr 16 Gerardo [Mej√≠a], Ecuadorian American rapper, born in Guayaquil
  • Apr 18 Diana Villegas, rocker (Triplets)
  • Apr 18 Sylvia Villegas, rocker (Triplets)
  • Apr 18 Vicky Villegas, rocker (Triplets)
  • Apr 19 Natalie Dessay, French soprano
  • Apr 19 Suge Knight, American record producer
  • Apr 25 Eric Avery, American musician (Jane's Addiction, Deconstruction, Polar Bear)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 2 Renzo Bossi, Italian composer, dies at 81
  • Apr 26 Aaron Avshalomov, composer, dies at 70