April 1998 in Music

Events in Music


Music awardsMusic Awards

Apr 22 33rd Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood and George Strait win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 30 Boyzone singer Ronan Keating (21) weds model Yvonne Connolly at the Caribbean isle of Nevis


Deaths in Music

  • Apr 1 Rozz Williams, American musician (Christian Death), dies at 34
  • Apr 5 Cozy Powell, British musician (b. 1947)

Person of interestTammy Wynette

Apr 6 Tammy Wynette, American country singer, dies at 55

Country singer Tammy Wynette
Country singer
Tammy Wynette
  • Apr 6 Wendy O. Williams, American singer (Plasmatics) (b. 1949)
  • Apr 7 Broery Marantika, Indonesian singer
  • Apr 9 Tom Cora, American cellist and composer, dies at 44

Person of interestLinda McCartney

Apr 17 Linda McCartney, American-born photographer and wife of Paul McCartney, dies of breast cancer at 56

Musician, Activist and Photographer Linda McCartney
Musician, Activist and Photographer
Linda McCartney
  • Apr 19 Liam Sullivan, American singer and actor (Star Trek, The Magic Sword, Monroes), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • Apr 21 Peter Lind Hayes, American comedian and singer (Peter Lind Hayes Show), dies at 82
  • Apr 24 Mel Powell, American composer (Pulitzer Prize Music 1990), dies at 75