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Music Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name for April 17

Last Updated 06-01-2019

🎭🎵Bilal Abdul-Samad -- is 41 in the year 2019 and 42 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1978
Actor, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Misc: retired from acting and singing in 1992
Group Names: The Boys

🎵Izaskum Amezaga -- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1950
Names/Places: aka Izaskyn Uranga
Group Names: Mocedades

🎵Craig Anderson -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1973
Rhythm Guitarist, Country Performer
Group Names: Heartland

🎵Afrika Bambaataa -- is 62 in the year 2019 and 63 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1957
Rap Music Performer
Misc: AP says 1960

🎵🎷Chris Barber -- is 89 in the year 2019 and 90 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1930
Educator, Trombonist, Bandleader, Jazz Musician, English

🎵Victoria Beckham -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1974
Pop Singer, English
Names/Places: MN: Caroline; MaN:Adams
Group Names: Spice Girls (Posh Spice), soloist

🎵Tony Bellus -- is 83 in the year 2019 and 84 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1936
Accordionist, Pop Singer

🎵🎷Han Bennink -- is 77 in the year 2019 and 78 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1942
Percussionist, Jazz Musician, Dutch (Netherlands)

🎵Jim Chapman -- b.4/17/????
Country Performer

🎵🎷Warren Chiasson -- is 85 in the year 2019 and 86 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1934
Vibraharpist, Jazz Musician, Canadian
Misc: a pioneer of the four-mallet vibraphone technique

🎵Eliza Doolittle -- is 31 in the year 2019 and 32 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1988 N.S.
Pop Singer, English
Song Titles: Pack Up

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🎵🎸Roy Ralph Estrada -- is 76 in the year 2019 and 77 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1943
Criminal, Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Little Feat, Mothers Of Invention

🎵Alexander Graves -- is 83 in the year 2019 and 84 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1936
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: aka Pete Graves
Group Names: The Moonglows

🎵Jan Hammer -- is 71 in the year 2019 and 72 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1948 N.S.
Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Drummer, Keyboardist, Pianist, Synthesizer, Jazz-Fusion Performer, Czech
Misc: soundtracks; no relation to M.C.
Group Names: Jeff Beck Group, soloist
Song Titles: Miami Vice Theme
TV Shows: Miami Vice (music composer)

🎵Ilsey Anna Juber -- is 33 in the year 2019 and 34 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1986 N.S.
Songwriter, Singer
Song Titles: Headlights (Robin Schulz, producer), Disarm You (for Kaskade)

🎭🎵🎸Maynard James Keenan -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1964
Actor, Music Producer, Hard Rock Singer
Group Names: Tool
Movie Titles: Underworld, End of Watch, Saw II, Constantine

🎭🎵Lindsay Korman -- is 41 in the year 2019 and 42 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1978
Actress, Singer
Names/Places: aka Lindsay Hartley
TV Shows: Passions (as Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald for the entire run), All My Children (broadcast and Internet versions), Days of Our Lives

🎵Fred Krc -- is 65 in the year 2019 and 66 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1954

🎵🎸Liz Phair -- is 52 in the year 2019 and 53 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1967
Songwriter, Alternative Rock Singer
Album Titles: Exile to Guyville, Liz Phair

🎵Alan Prosser -- is 68 in the year 2019 and 69 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1951
Group Names: The Oyster Band

🎭🎵Redman -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1970
Actor, Music Producer, Rapper
Names/Places: RN: Reginald "Reggie" Noble
Group Names: Method Man and Redman, soloist

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🎵Ralphy Rodríguez -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1973 N.S.
Pop Singer
Group Names: Menudo

🎵Michael Sembello -- is 65 in the year 2019 and 66 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1954
Music Producer, Arranger, Composer, Songwriter, Singer, Guitarist
Misc: a highly sought-after sessionist
Song Titles: Maniac, Automatic Man

🎵Stephen Singleton -- is 60 in the year 2019 and 61 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1959
Saxophonist, English
Group Names: ABC
Movie Titles: Mantrap

📰🎭🎵🎸Shawn David Thompson -- is 52 in the year 2019 and 53 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1967
Editor, Actor, Rock & Roll Singer
TV Shows: The Heights (as J.T. Banks)

🎵🎷Buster Williams -- is 77 in the year 2019 and 78 in the year 2020; b.4/17/1942
Jazz Bassist

🎵Chris Bartley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1947 d.10/26/2009 N.S. (62)
Guitarist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Mindbenders, soloist

🎵🎸Bobby Curtola -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1943 d.6/4/2016 N.S. (73)
Rock & Roll Singer, Canadian

🎵Walter Ducloux -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1913 d.1/25/1997 (83)
Educator, Conductor, Swiss

🎭🎵Martha Eggerth -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1912 d.12/26/2013 (101)
Actress, Singer, Hungarian

🎵🎸Billy Fury -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1941 d.1/28/1983 (41)
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Names/Places: RN:Ronald Wycherley

🎵Genevieve -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1930 d.3/14/2004 (73)
Singer, French
Names/Places: RN:Ginette Marguerite Auger
TV Shows: Jack Paar Show, Scruples

🎨💰🎵Rebekah West Harkness -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1915 d.6/17/1982 (67)
Sculptor, Philanthropist, Composer
Misc: dance patron

📰🎭🎵Don Kirshner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1933 d.1/17/2011 (77)
Hall of Famer, Publisher, TV Host, Music Producer
Names/Places: b. in Bronx, N.Y.
Misc: Music Promoter; TV/radio bubblegum music creator
Group Names: The Monkees (supervisor)
TV Shows: Don Kirshner's Rock Concert, The Archies (TV show creator), The Monkees (producer)

🎵James Last -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1929 d.6/9/2015 (86)
Composer, Songwriter, Bandleader, German

🎵Nicolas Nabokov -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/4/1903 Ju-1 or 4/17/1903 N.S. d.4/6/1978 N.S. (74)
Composer, Russian
Misc: of ballets & operas

💰🎵Theresa Needham -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1912 d.10/16/1992 (80)
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, Music Figure
Misc: tavern owner who became known as "The Godmother of the Chicago Blues".

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🎵Gregor Piatigorsky -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/4/1903 Ju-1 or 4/17/1903 N.S. d.8/6/1976 N.S. (73)
Cellist, Russian

🎵🎷Johnny Saint Cyr -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1890 d.6/17/1966 (76)
Banjoist, Guitarist, Jazz Performer
Misc: with Louis Armstrong and Joe King Oliver

🎵Artur Schnabel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1882 d.8/15/1951 (69)
Pianist, Austrian

🎵🎸Pete Shelley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1955 N.S. d.12/6/2018 N.S. (63)
Songwriter, Punk Rock Singer/Guitarist, English
Group Names: The Buzzcocks, soloist
Song Titles: Orgasm Addict, What Do I Get?, Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've) (previous titles as lead of The Buzzcocks), Homosapien, Telephone Operator

🎵🎷Paul Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1922 d.6/29/2013 (91)
Arranger, Composer, Jazz Pianist

🎵Dame Maggie Teyte -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/17/1888 d.5/26/1976 (88)
Opera Soprano, English

🎵🎷Henry "Red" Allen -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/7/1908 N.S. d.4/17/1967 N.S. (59)
Singer, Jazz Trumpeter

🎵🎸Carlton "Carlie" Barrett -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/17/1950 N.S. d.4/17/1987 N.S. (36)
Drummer, Reggae Musician, Jamaican
Group Names: Bob Marley & the Wailers

🎵Al Bowlly -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/7/1897 or 1/7/1898 or 1/7/1899 d.4/17/1941 (43)
Pop Singer
Misc: no source agrees on birth year

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🎭🎵Kitty Carlisle-Hart -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/3/1910 d.4/17/2007 (96)
Movie Actress, Panelist, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New Orleans; RN:Catherine Conn; Moss Hart's widow
Movie Titles: To Tell The Truth (panelist)

🎵🎸Eddie Cochran -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/3/1938 N.S. d.4/17/1960 N.S. (21)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Oklahoma City; RN:Ray Edward Cochrane
Song Titles: C'mon Everybody, Somethin' Else, Summertime Blues

🎵🎸Danny Federici -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/23/1950 d.4/17/2008 (58)
Hall of Famer, Accordionist, Keyboardist, Rock & Roll Singer, Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: Bruce Springsteen's E. St. Band

🎵Cheo Feliciano -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1935 d.4/17/2014 (78)
Composer, Singer, Puerto Rican
Names/Places: RFMN:Jose Luis (not to be confused with Jose Feliciano)
Misc: was a leading salsa singer renowned for both his love songs and his upbeat improvisations

🎵Alfred Hertz -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/15/1872 d.4/17/1942 (69)
Conductor, German
Misc: symphonies

🎭🎵John W. Hundley -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1899 d.4/17/1990 (90)
Actor, Singer
Misc: Censor, CBS executive

🎵Milton Kellum -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/6/1911 d.4/17/1992 (81)

🎵🎷Joe Kennedy -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/17/1923 d.4/17/2004 (80)
Educator, Violinist, Jazz Performer

🎵Earl King -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/7/1934 d.4/17/2003 (69)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Pianist, Blues Performer
Names/Places: RN:Earl Silas Johnson

🎵🎷Teddy Kotick -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/4/1928 d.4/17/1986 (57)
Jazz Bassist
Misc: worked with many jazz players

🎵Carmen Lombardo -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/16/1903 d.4/17/1971 (67)
Arranger, Composer, Singer, Saxophonist, Canadian
Names/Places: Guy's brother

🎵John Mattheson -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/28/1681 d.4/17/1764 (82)
Composer, Musician, German

🎨🎵🎸Linda McCartney -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/24/1941 d.4/17/1998 (56)
Photographer, Vegetarian, Music Producer, Songwriter, Keyboardist, Pianist, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; Paul's wife; MN:Louise Eastman
Misc: some say b. 1942
Group Names: Paul McCartney & Wings

🎵🎸Felix Pappalardi -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/3/1938 d.4/17/1983 (44)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Mountain, Cream

🎵Tony Parenti -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/6/1900 d.4/17/1972 (71)

🎵Hank Penny -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/18/1918 d.4/17/1992 (73)
Bandleader, Country Singer, Country Guitarist

🎭🎵Peter Potter -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/14/1905 d.4/17/1983 (78)
TV Host, Radio Disc Jock
TV Shows: Peter Potter Show, Juke Box Jury

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🎵Randy Scruggs -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/3/1953 N.S. d.4/17/2018 N.S. (64)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Country Guitarist

🎭🎵Blossom Seeley -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/16/1891 d.4/17/1974 (82)
Stage Actress, Dancer, Singer
Names/Places: Rube Marauard's then Benny Fields' ex-wife

🎵🎸Graham Simpson -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/13/1943 N.S. d.4/17/2012 N.S. (68)
Hall of Famer, Alternative Rock Bassist, English
Group Names: Roxy Music

🎵Vinnie Taylor -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1949 d.4/17/1974 (25)
Group Names: Sha Na Na

🎵George Dale "The Fox" Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/5/1917 d.4/17/1988 (70)
Arranger, Singer, Musician

🎵Jack Yellen -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/6/1892 d.4/17/1991 (98)
Lyricist, Songwriter, Polish
Misc: wrote more than 130 popular songs such as Happy Days Are Here Again and Ain't She Sweet

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