Deaths in Music in April 2013

  • Apr 8 Annette Funicello, American singer and actress (Mickey Mouse Club), dies from multiple sclerosis complications at 70
  • Apr 8 Sara Montiel, Spanish actress and singer (The Last Torch Song, The Violet Seller), dies at 85
  • Apr 10 Jimmy Dawkins, American electric blues musician, dies at 76
  • Apr 13 Chi Cheng, American Bassist (Deftones), dies at 42
  • Apr 14 Colin Davis, English conductor, dies at 85
  • Apr 17 Bi Kidude, Tanzanian Taarab singer, dies at c. 100
  • Apr 22 Richie Havens, American singer-songwriter and guitarist, dies from a heart attack at 72
  • Apr 26 George Jones, American country musician (Golden Rings, Oh Lonesome Me), dies from hypoxic respiratory failure at 81
  • Apr 28 J├ínos Starker, Hungarian cellist, dies at 88
  • Apr 29 John La Montaine, American composer, dies at 93
  • Apr 30 Deanna Durbin, Canadian singer and actress, dies at 91 (announcement date)