Deaths in Music in April 1994

  • Apr 4 Virginia "Ginny" Simms, actress/singer (Kay Kyser Band), dies at 77
  • Apr 5 Roy Smeck, guitarist/banjoist, dies at 94

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Apr 5 Kurt Cobain, grunge rocker (Nirvana), commits suicide by gun at 27 in Seattle, Washington

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  • Apr 6 Dick Cary, jazz musician, dies at 77
  • Apr 7 Lee Brilleaux, British R&B-singer/guitarist (Dr Feelgood), dies of lymphoma at 41
  • Apr 10 James L Lyons, jazz promoter, dies at 77
  • Apr 12 Q T Macon, blues vocal/guitar, dies at 60
  • Apr 19 Larry Davis, blues Singer/Guitarist, dies at 57
  • Apr 22 Jack Alexander Bently, trombonist, dies at 80