April 1995 in Music

Events in Music

  • Apr 6 "Having Our Say" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 308 performances
  • Apr 9 "Translations" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 25 performances
  • Apr 10 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 24 performances
  • Apr 25 "Month in the Country" opens at Roundabout Theater NYC for 79 performances
  • Apr 27 "Indiscretions" opens at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC for 221 performances
  • Apr 30 "Blood Brothers" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 839 performances
  • Apr 30 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 24 performances
  • Apr 30 "Rose Tattoo" opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 80 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 28 Melanie Martinez, American singer-songwriter (Cry Baby), born in Queens, New York

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 4 Rapper Tupac Shakur marries Keisha Morris (divorced 1996)

Rap Musician and Actor Tupac Shakur
Rap Musician and Actor
Tupac Shakur

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 30 Country singer Rosanne Cash (39) weds record producer John Leventhal (42)

Country Singer Rosanne Cash
Country Singer
Rosanne Cash

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 1 Francisco Moncion, dancer, dies at 73
  • Apr 2 Julius Arthur Hemphill, saxophonist, dies at 57
  • Apr 4 Peter Brinson, dance educationalist, dies at 67
  • Apr 12 Chris Pyne, trombonist, dies at 56
  • Apr 14 Burl Ives, American folk singer and actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), dies from complications of mouth cancer at 85
  • Apr 14 James Daniel "Danny" Turner, saxophonist, dies at 75
  • Apr 15 Cleo Brown, American jazz pianist, dies at 85
  • Apr 19 "King" Herbert Whitaker, tenor sax, dies at 66
  • Apr 22 Don Pullen, pianist/composer, dies at 53
  • Apr 23 Lonesome Sundown, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 66

Person of interestGinger Rogers

Apr 25 Ginger Rogers, American actress, dancer and singer (Top Hat, Stage Door), dies at 83

Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
Actress and Dancer
Ginger Rogers
  • Apr 30 Donald Edwin White, ad copywriter/opera administrator, dies at 59