Deaths in Music in April 1999

  • Apr 1 Jesse Stone, American record producer (b. 1901)
  • Apr 3 Lionel Bart, English pop music composer and writer, dies of liver cancer at 68
  • Apr 6 Red Norvo, American jazz vibraphonist known as "Mr. Swing" (Congo Blues, Knockin' on Wood), dies at 91
  • Apr 12 Boxcar Willie [Travis Martin], American soldier (USAF) and singer (King of the Road), dies of leukemia at 67
  • Apr 14 Anthony Newley, English actor and singer-songwriter (Dr Doolitte, Goldfinger theme), dies at 67
  • Apr 16 Skip Spence, Canadian-born guitarist, singer and songwriter (Jefferson Airplane) (b. 1946)
  • Apr 21 Charles "Buddy" Rogers, American musician actor (An Innocent Affair, Wings), dies at 94
  • Apr 22 Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek singer (b. 1938)
  • Apr 26 Adrian Borland, English musician (The Sound) (b. 1957)
  • Apr 27 Al Hirt, American trumpeter (b. 1922)