April 1948 in Music History

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Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 19 of 19

1st - Jimmy Cliff, Reggae singer
1st - Simon Crowe, rock drummer (Boomtown Rats-Maxinguaye)
2nd - Dimitris Mitropanos, Greek singer
3rd - Garrick Ohlsson, Bronxville NY, pianist (Intl Busoni winner 1969)
4th - Berry Oakley, rocker (Allman Brothers-Ramblin' Man), born in Chicago, Illinois
4th - Pick Withers, rocker (Dire Straits)
7th - Carol Douglas, American singer
12th - Sandra "Lois" Reeves, American singer
13th - Peter Swevel, rocker
14th - Larry Ferguson, Nassau, keyboardist (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
14th - Ty Grimes, rocker (Capt Beefheart Band Drums
15th - Michael Kamen, American composer (d. 2003)
17th - Jan Hammer, composer (Escape from TV, Miami Vice)
18th - Catherine Malfitano, soprano (Metropolitan Opera), born in NYC, New York
20th - Craig Frost, keyboardist (Grand Funk Railroad-Some Kind of Wonderful)
21st - Paul Davis, Meridian Mi, country/rock vocalist (I Go Crazy)
27th - Katie Pierson, NJ, vocals/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster, Love Shack)
28th - Dorothée Berryman, French Canadian actress and singer
30th - Wayne Kramer, guitarist (MC5, Dangerous Madness)

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

21st - Carlos Lopez Buchardo, composer, dies at 66
24th - Joseph Wihtol, composer, dies at 84
24th - Manuel Marua Ponce, Mexican composer (Ferial), dies at 65

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