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 (The Nutcracker), 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