April 2001 in Music

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Single

Apr 23 Fatboy Slim releases single "Weapon of Choice", music video directed by Spike Jonze starring Christopher Walken dancing


Deaths in Music

  • Apr 1 Trinh Cong Son, Vietnamese composer (b. 1939)
  • Apr 6 Charles Pettigrew, American singer (b. 1963)
  • Apr 11 Sandy Bull, American musician (b. 1941)
  • Apr 11 Harry Secombe, Welsh actor, comedian, singer and goon (The Goon Show, Oliver!), dies of cancer at 79
  • Apr 15 Joey Ramone, American musician and singer (The Ramones) (b. 1951)
  • Apr 20 Maria Karnilova, American dancer and actress (Fiddler on the Roof, Ivan the Terrible), dies at 80
  • Apr 20 Giuseppe Sinopoli, Italian conductor and composer (Sunnyata), dies at 54
  • Apr 21 David Hollestelle, Dutch baritone (Great-Broadcast chorus), dies at 84
  • Apr 24 Al Hibbler, American singer (Unchained Melody), dies at 85