Deaths in Music in April 2005

  • Apr 1 Alexander Brott, Canadian violinist and composer (b. 1915)
  • Apr 1 Jack Keller, American songwriter (b. 1936)
  • Apr 3 Tony Croatto, Italian singer (b. 1940)
  • Apr 7 Grigoris Bithikotsis, Greek singer (b. 1922)
  • Apr 10 Norbert Brainin, Austrian violinist (b. 1923)
  • Apr 13 Johnnie Johnson, American blues musician (b. 1924)
  • Apr 13 Johnny Loughrey, Irish singer (b. 1945)
  • Apr 15 John Fred, American singer (Judy in Disguise with Glasses), dies at 63
  • Apr 19 Niels-Henning ├śrsted Pedersen, Danish jazz bassist (b. 1946)
  • Apr 22 Robert Farnon, Canadian-born composer and conductor (b. 1917)
  • Apr 28 Percy Heath, American jazz bassist (Modern Jazz Quartet) (b. 1923)
  • Apr 29 Mariana Levy, Mexican actress, singer, and television show host (b. 1966)