Deaths in Music in April 1990

  • Apr 3 Sarah Vaughan, American jazz singer, dies of lung cancer at 66
  • Apr 14 Thurston Harris, American singer (b. 1931)
  • Apr 25 Dexter Gordon, American jazz tenor saxophonist and actor (Round Midnight, The Other Side of Round Midnight), dies of kidney failure at 67
  • Apr 29 Floyd Butler, American soul singer (Friends of Distinction), dies at 52