Deaths in Music in April 1982

  • Apr 4 Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Bulgarian composer, dies at 50
  • Apr 9 Wilfred Pelletier, symph conductor (Voice of Firestone), dies at 85
  • Apr 28 Bert van Dongen [Albert Cohen], Dutch singer, impressionist and actor (Het meisje met den blauwen hoed), dies at 66
  • Apr 29 Herbert Collum, German composer, dies at 67
  • Apr 30 Lester Bangs, American music journalist, author, and musician (b. 1949)