Deaths in Music in April 1995

  • Apr 1 Francisco Moncion, dancer, dies at 73
  • Apr 2 Julius Arthur Hemphill, saxophonist, dies at 57
  • Apr 4 Peter Brinson, dance educationalist, dies at 67
  • Apr 10 Joseph Anthony "Joe" Richards, singer/actor (Colo Ranger), dies at 44
  • Apr 12 Chris Pyne, trombonist, dies at 56
  • Apr 14 Burl Ives, folk singer/actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), dies at 85
  • Apr 14 James Daniel "Danny" Turner, saxophonist, dies at 75
  • Apr 15 Cleo Brown, American jazz pianist, dies at 85
  • Apr 19 "King" Herbert Whitaker, tenor sax, dies at 66
  • Apr 22 Don Pullen, pianist/composer, dies at 53
  • Apr 23 Lonesome Sundown, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 66

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Apr 25 Ginger Rogers, American actress, dancer and singer (Top Hat, Stage Door), dies at 83

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  • Apr 30 Donald Edwin White, ad copywriter/opera administrator, dies at 59