On This Day

Musicians Who Died in April 2012

  • Apr 12 Andrew Love, American saxophonist (The Memphis Horns), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 70
  • Apr 17 Dimitris Mitropanos, Greek singer, dies from a heart attack at 64
  • Apr 19 Levon Helm, American drummer and singer (The Band - Up On Cripple Creek), dies from throat cancer at 71
  • Apr 19 Greg Ham, Australian rock saxophonist and flutist (Men At Work), dies under mysterious circumstances at 58
  • Apr 20 Bert Weedon, English guitar player, dies at 91
  • Apr 23 John Christopher "Chris" Ethridge, American country rock bass guitarist (International Submarine Band, The Flying Burrito Brothers), dies from pancreatic cancer at 65
  • Apr 28 Jackie Kelso [John Joseph Kelson Jr], American jazz saxophonist & session musician, dies at 90