On This Day

Musicians Who Died in April 1989

  • Apr 12 Herbert Mills, American pop singer (The Mills Brothers - "Paper Doll"; "Lazy River"), dies at 77
  • Apr 15 Nesuhi Ertegün, Turkish–American record producer & executive, dies at 71
  • Apr 18 Julia Smith, American composer, pianist, and author on musicology (Aaron Copland), dies at 84
  • Apr 22 Benjamin "Bull Moose" Jackson, American R&B saxophone player and singer ("Hurry, Hurry"), dies at 70