April 1973 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 1 John Lennon and Yoko Ono form a new country with no laws or boundaries, called Nutopia, its national anthem is silence

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
  • Apr 7 18th Eurovision Song Contest: Anne-Marie David for Luxembourg wins singing "Tu te reconnaitras" in Luxembourg

Music releaseMusic Recording

Apr 19 Barbra Streisand records "Between Yesterday & Tomorrow"

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Apr 26 "2 Gentlemen of Verona" musical opens in London

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Apr 30 Paul McCartney releases "Red Rose Speedway" including "My Love"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 3 Kelly Price, American R&B vocalist (Friend of Mine), born in Queens, New York

Person of interestPharrell Williams

Apr 5 Pharrell Williams, American music producer (The Neptunes), born in Virginia Beach, Virginia

  • Apr 6 Rie Miyazawa, Japanese actress/singer
  • Apr 10 Aidan Moffat, Scottish musician (Arab Strap), born in Falkirk, Scotland

Person of interestAdrien Brody

Apr 14 Adrien Brody, American actor (The Pianist, The Grand Budapest Hotel), born in NYC, New York

  • Apr 14 David Miller, American tenor (Il Divo)
  • Apr 16 Bonnie Pink, Japanese singer
  • Apr 25 Fredrik Larzon, Swedish drummer (Millencolin)
  • Apr 30 Akon, American R&B Singer

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 2 Jascha Horenstein, Russian-born American conductor
  • Apr 7 Nick Stuart, Romanian-born American bandleader and actor (Secrets of Chinatown), dies of cancer at 69
  • Apr 16 István Kertész, Hungarian orchestral and operatic conductor, dies at 43
  • Apr 29 Manfred Gurlitt, German composer, dies at 82