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April 2011 in Music History

Weddings in Music

  • Apr 2 Grammy Awarded singer Michael Buble (34) weds Argentine actress-model Luisana Lopilato (22) at Villa Maria Paz private mansion near Buenos Aires, Argentina

LeAnn Rimes

Apr 22 American actor Eddie Cibrian (37) weds American country and pop singer LeAnn Rimes (28) at a private home in California

Country Singer LeAnn Rimes
Country Singer
LeAnn Rimes

Divorces in Music

Christina Aguilera

Apr 15 Grammy-winning pop singer Christina Aguilera (29) divorces music executive Jordan Bratman (33) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 2 George E Mahlberg, American astronomer (Mt Palomar/Mt Wilson, California, 1974-78), movie actor, sound engineer, and DJ (Dr. Cosmo), dies at 56
  • Apr 4 Scott Columbus, American drummer (Manowar) (b. 1956)
  • Apr 9 Roger Nichols, American recording engineer, producer and inventor (Steely Dan; John Denver), dies of pancreatic cancer at 66
  • Apr 9 Daniel Catán, Mexican composer (Rappaccini's Daughter; Florencia en el Amazonas), dies at 62
  • Apr 11 La Esterella, Flemish singer (b. 1919)
  • Apr 11 Billy Bang [William Walker], American free jazz violinist and composer, dies of lung cancer at 63
  • Apr 16 Paul Des Marais, American composer, dies at 90 [1]
  • Apr 17 Eric Gross, Austrian-Australian pianist, composer (Na shledanou v Praze (Good-bye in Prague); Moonscape), conductor, and educator (University of Sydney, 1960-91), dies at 84
  • Apr 17 Nikos Papazoglou, Greek singer and songwriter (b. 1948)
  • Apr 23 Tom King, American rock guitarist, songwriter, guitarist, and arranger (The Outsiders - "Time Won't Let Me"), dies of congestive heart failure at 68
  • Apr 23 Peter Lieberson, American composer, dies of cancer at 64
  • Apr 26 Phoebe Snow [Laub], American singer-songwriter ("Poetry Man"), dies at 60
  • Apr 27 Marian Mercer, American actress & singer (Dean Martin Show), dies at 75
  • Apr 29 David Mason, British orchestral, solo and session trumpet player (The Beatles "Penny Lane"), dies of leukemia at 85