Deaths in Music in April 1987

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Apr 2 Buddy Rich, drummer/orchestra leader (Away We Go), dies at 69

Jazz Drummer/Band Leader Buddy Rich
Jazz Drummer/Band Leader
Buddy Rich
  • Apr 3 Hans Gál, Austrian-British composer, dies at 97
  • Apr 14 Karl Holler, composer, dies at 79
  • Apr 17 Carlton Barrett, Jamaican reggae drummer ("No Woman No Cry"), dies at 36
  • Apr 20 Antony Tudor, dancer/choreographer (Amer Ballet Theater) dies at 78
  • Apr 26 Shankar, Of Noted Bollywood Music Director Duo Shankar-Jaikishan (b. 1922)