April 2013 in Music

Events in Music

  • Apr 6 48th Academy of Country Music Awards: Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert & Jason Aldean win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 26 Cory Monteith is reported to have completed treatment at a drug rehabilitation facility

Actor & Musician Cory Monteith
Actor & Musician
Cory Monteith

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 3 Robert Ward, American composer (Pantaloon), dies at 95
  • Apr 8 Annette Funicello, American singer and actress (Mickey Mouse Club), dies from multiple sclerosis complications at 70
  • Apr 8 Sara Montiel, Spanish actress and singer (The Last Torch Song, The Violet Seller), dies at 85
  • Apr 10 Jimmy Dawkins, American electric blues musician, dies at 76

Person of interestMaria Tallchief

Apr 11 Maria Tallchief, American prima ballerina, dies at 88

Ballerina Maria Tallchief
Maria Tallchief
  • Apr 13 Chi Cheng, American Bassist (Deftones), dies at 42
  • Apr 14 Colin Davis, English conductor, dies at 85
  • Apr 14 Colin Davis, English conductor (NY Met 1967-71), dies at 85
  • Apr 17 Bi Kidude, Tanzanian Taarab singer, dies at c. 100
  • Apr 17 Deanna Durbin [Edna Mae Durbin], Canadian actress and vocalist (Every Sunday, Three Smart Girls, 100 Men & a Girl), dies at 91
  • Apr 18 Cordell "Boogie" Mosson, American musician (Parliament-Funkadelic collective), dies of liver failure at 60
  • Apr 18 Storm Thorgerson, British graphic designer and music video director (Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Genesis, The Cranberries), dies of cancer at 69
  • Apr 22 Richie Havens, American singer-songwriter and guitarist, dies from a heart attack at 72
  • Apr 26 George Jones, American country musician (Golden Rings, Oh Lonesome Me), dies from hypoxic respiratory failure at 81
  • Apr 28 J├ínos Starker, Hungarian-American cellist, dies at 88
  • Apr 29 John La Montaine, American composer, dies at 93