April 1999 in Music

Weddings in Music

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 5 Talk show host Wayne Brady (26) weds dancer Mandie Taketa

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 1 Jesse Stone, American record producer (b. 1901)
  • Apr 3 Lionel Bart, English pop music composer and writer, dies of liver cancer at 68
  • Apr 6 Red Norvo, American jazz vibraphonist known as "Mr. Swing" (Congo Blues, Knockin' on Wood), dies at 91
  • Apr 12 Boxcar Willie [Travis Martin], American soldier (USAF) and singer (King of the Road), dies of leukemia at 67
  • Apr 14 Anthony Newley, British actor and singer-songwriter (Doctor Dolittle; Goldfinger theme; Willy Wonka score), dies at 67
  • Apr 16 Skip Spence, Canadian-born guitarist, singer and songwriter (Jefferson Airplane) (b. 1946)
  • Apr 21 Charles "Buddy" Rogers, American musician actor (An Innocent Affair, Wings), dies at 94
  • Apr 22 Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek singer (b. 1938)
  • Apr 26 Adrian Borland, English musician (The Sound) (b. 1957)
  • Apr 27 Al Hirt, American trumpeter (b. 1922)
  • Apr 28 Walter Gieseler, German composer, dies at 79