Deaths in Music in April 1972

  • Apr 3 Ferde Ferdinand Rudolph von Grofe, composer, dies at 80
  • Apr 3 Ferde Grofe, US composer (Grand Canyon Suite), dies at 80
  • Apr 4 Stefan Wolpe, German composer (Zeus & Elidco), dies at 69
  • Apr 12 Henri Potiron, composer, dies at 89
  • Apr 26 Margaret A R Bonds, US pianist/composer/arranger, dies at 59
  • Apr 27 Phil King, rock (Blue Oyster Cult), shot in head at 24 while gambling