April 1968 in Music

Events in Music

  • Apr 2 Beatles form Python Music Ltd
  • Apr 4 "Education of Hyman Kaplan" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 28 performances
  • Apr 6 13th Eurovision Song Contest: Massiel for Spain wins singing "La, la, la" in London
  • Apr 10 "George M!" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 435 performances
  • Apr 17 "Fade Out-Fade In" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 72 performances
  • Apr 23 "I'm Solomon" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • Apr 25 "Half a Sixpence" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 512 performances
  • Apr 27 "Education of Hyman Kaplan" closes at Alvin NYC after 28 performances
  • Apr 29 "Hair" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 1750 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 1 Julia Boutros, Lebanese singer
  • Apr 3 Sebastian Bach [Bierk], Canadian heavy metal singer (Skid Row-Psycho Love), born in Freeport, Bahamas
  • Apr 5 Paula Cole, American musician
  • Apr 6 Vanessa Lann, American composer (Dancing to an Orange Drummer), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 15 Ed O'Brien, English musician and songwriter (Radiohead), born in Oxford
  • Apr 19 Pascal Kleiman, Spanish DJ, producer, musician
  • Apr 23 Charles Stanton "Stan" Frazier, American musician, record producer, songwriter and restauranteur (Sugar Ray), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Apr 28 Howard Donald, British musician
  • Apr 29 Carnie Wilson, American rock vocalist (Wilson Phillips-Hold On), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 30 Paulo Jr, Brazilian pop bassist (Sepultura, Morbid Visions)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 15 Boris Mykolayovich Lyatoshyns'ky, composer, dies at 73
  • Apr 20 Marion Weeks, singer/actress, dies of stroke at 81
  • Apr 21 Norman Demuth, composer, dies at 69