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April 2011 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Apr 23 Peter Lieberson, American composer, dies of cancer at 64

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

Divorces in Music


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

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 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 11 La Esterella, Flemish singer (b. 1919)
  • Apr 16 Paul Des Marais, American composer, dies at 90
  • Apr 17 Eric Gross, Austrian-Australian composer (b. 1926)
  • Apr 17 Nikos Papazoglou, Greek singer and songwriter (b. 1948)
  • Apr 23 Tom King, American songwriter & musician, dies at 68
  • 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 leukaemia at 85