Deaths in Music in April 1976

  • Apr 1 Freddie Lennon, father of John Lennon (Beatles), dies at 63
  • Apr 1 Miroslav Ponc, composer, dies at 73
  • Apr 3 Maurice Johnstone, composer, dies at 75
  • Apr 9 Akio Yashiro, composer, dies at 46
  • Apr 9 Phil Ochs, American anti-war folk singer (Draft Dodger Rag), commits suicide at 35
  • Apr 22 Frutuoso de Lima Viana, composer, dies at 79
  • Apr 29 Wilhelm Maler, composer, dies at 73
  • Apr 30 Edvard Fliflet Braein, composer, dies at 51