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Artists who died in 2022 - April

Created by maluca on 09 Apr 2022 | Last edited by maluca on 09 Jul 2022
Artists who died in 2022 - April

A collection of the artists that passed away in April 2022.

See also: Artists who died in 2022

Fitzroy "Bunny" Simpson, singer, died on April 1 (aged 71).

Country:  Jamaica

Genre:  Reggae

Language:  English

Popular song:  Pass the Kouchie

2. Ruy Maurity Artist

Ruy Maurity died on April 1 (aged 73).

Country:  Brazil

Genre:  MPB

Language:  Portuguese

Popular song:  Nem ouro, nem prata

3. Yuriy Ruf Artist

Yuriy Ruf died on April 1 (aged 41).

4. C. W. McCall Artist

C. W. McCall died on April 1 (aged 93).

Country:  United States

Language:  English

Popular song:  Convoy

Roland White, mandolin player, died on April 1 (aged 83).

Country:  United States

Language:  English

Popular song:  Danny Boy

6. Archie Eversole Artist

Archie Eversole died on April 3 (aged 37).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

Popular song:  We Ready

7. Angel Dust Artist

Frank Bankowsky, bassist, died on April 4 (aged 56).

Country:  Germany

Genre:  Metal

Language:  English

Popular songs:  Fly AwayBleedI Need You

8. Bobby Rydell Artist

Bobby Rydell died on April 5 (aged 79).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Pop, Rock 'n' Roll

Languages:  English, Italian

9. Paul Siebel Artist

Paul Siebel died on April 5 (aged 84).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Country music, Folk, Rock, Singer-songwriter

Language:  English

Popular songs:  Then Came the ChildrenLouise

10. Gayda Lagzdyn Artist

Gayda Lagzdyn died on April 5 (aged 91).

Country:  Russia

Genre:  Poetry

Language:  Russian

Popular song:  Мышь (Myshʹ)

11. Wen Xia Artist

Wen Xia died on April 6 (aged 93).

Country:  Taiwan

Genres:  Pop, Pop-Folk, Singer-songwriter

Language:  Taiwanese Hokkien

12. Helen & Fred Artist

Helen Golden died on April 6 (aged 81).

Country:  Netherlands

Genres:  Folk, Pop-Folk

Language:  Dutch

Popular song:  M'n hele salaris is op

13. Osinachi Nwachukwu Artist

Osinachi Nwachukwu died on April 8 (aged 42).

Country:  Nigeria

Genre:  Religious

Languages:  English, Igbo

Popular song:  God of Power (Ikem)

14. Vishtèn Artist

Pastelle LeBlanc, accordeonist and singer, died on April 8 (aged 42).

Country:  Canada

Genre:  Folk

Language:  French

Popular song:  Le Printemps

15. The Bachelors Artist

Con Cluskey died on April 8 (aged 86).

Country:  Ireland

Genre:  Pop

Language:  English

Popular song:  Ramona

16. The Saints Artist

Chris Bailey, lead singer, died on April 9 (aged 65).

Country:  Australia

Genre:  Punk

Language:  English

Popular song:  (I'm) Stranded

17. Frank Baier Artist

Frank Baier died on April 9 (aged 79).

Country:  Germany

Genre:  Singer-songwriter

Language:  German

Popular song:  Runter vom Balkon

18. Roomful Of Blues Artist

John Rossi, drummer, died on April 9 (aged 79).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Blues, Swing

Language:  English

19. La Unión Artist

Mario Martínez, guitarist, died on April 10.

Country:  Spain

Genres:  Blues, Pop, Rock

Language:  Spanish

20. Giulietta Sacco Artist

Giulietta Sacco died on April 11 (aged 77).

Country:  Italy

Genres:  Folk, Pop

Languages:  Neapolitan, Italian

21. Gábor Görgey Artist

Gábor Görgey died on April 11 (aged 92).

Country:  Hungary

Genre:  Poetry

Language:  Hungarian

Popular song:  Még ma

22. Pogodno Artist

Jacek Szymkiewicz, singer, died on April 12 (aged 47).

Country:  Poland

Genre:  Alternative

Language:  Polish

Popular song:  Uśmiech się

23. Bloodstone Artist

Charles E. McCormick, singer, died on April 12 (aged 75).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Funk, R&B/Soul

Language:  English

Popular song:  Natural High

24. Swell (USA) Artist

David Freel, singer and guitarist, died on April 12 (aged 64).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Indie, Rock

Language:  English

Popular song:  What I Always Wanted

25. Goci i Lazo Artist

Lazo Pajčin died on April 12 (aged 49).

26. Hep Stars Artist

Lennart Hegland, bassist, died on April 13 (aged 79).

Country:  Sweden

Genre:  Pop-Rock

Language:  Swedish

Popular songs:  I natt jag drömdeSunny Girl

27. Dance Gavin Dance Artist

Tim Feerick, bassist, died on April 13 (aged 34).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Metalcore/Hardcore

Language:  English

28. Orlando Julius Artist

Orlando Julius died on April 14 (aged 79).

Country:  Nigeria

Language:  Yoruba

Popular song:  Ololufe Mi

29. Lázaro García Artist

Lázaro García died on April 15 (aged 74).

Country:  Cuba

Genre:  Singer-songwriter

Language:  Spanish

30. Leo Boni Artist

Leo Boni died on April 15 (aged 57).

Country:  Italy

Genres:  Blues, Jazz

Language:  Italian

Popular song:  Toscana

31. La'cryma Christi Artist

Koji, guitarist, died on April 15 (aged 49).

Country:  Japan

Genre:  Rock

Language:  Japanese

Popular song:  With You

32. Bill Bourne Artist

Bill Bourne died on April 16 (aged 68).

Country:  Canada

Genres:  Folk, Rock

Language:  English

34. Autosalvage Artist

Rick Turner, guitarist, died on April 17 (aged 78).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Psychedelic, Rock

Language:  English

Popular song:  Auto Salvage

35. Hi-Five (USA) Artist

Roderick "Pooh" Clark died on April 17 (aged 49).

Country:  United States

Genre:  R&B/Soul

Language:  English

Popular song:  Quality Time

36. Catherine Spaak Artist

Catherine Spaak died on April 17 (aged 77).

Country:  France

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Italian

37. DJ Kay Slay Artist

DJ Kay Slay (Keith Grayson) died on April 17 (aged 55).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

Popular song:  Living Legend

38. Paolo Noël Artist

Paolo Noël died on April 17 (aged 93).

Country:  Canada

Language:  French

39. The Tubes Artist

Re Styles, singer 1977-80, died on April 17 (aged 72).

Country:  United States

Genres:  New Wave, Progressive rock, Rock

Language:  English

María Inés Naveillán died on April 18 (aged 68).

Country:  Chile

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Spanish

Popular songs:  EsperandoYo no soy mas que tú

41. Jerry Doucette Artist

Jerry Doucette died on April 18 (aged 70).

Country:  Canada

Genres:  Rock, Singer-songwriter

Language:  English

Popular song:  Mama Let Him Play

42. NG La Banda Artist

José Luis Cortés, flutist, composer, and musical director, died on April 18 (aged 70).

Country:  Cuba

Genre:  Latino

Language:  Spanish

Popular song:  La bruja

43. Guitar Shorty Artist

Guitar Shorty died on April 20 (aged 87).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Blues

Language:  English

44. Jan Rot Artist

Jan Rot died on April 22 (aged 64).

Country:  Netherlands

Languages:  Dutch, English

Nelson da Rabeca died on April 22 (aged 81).

Country:  Brazil

Language:  Portuguese

Popular song:  O loro

Martina Portocarrero died on April 22 (aged 72).

Country:  Peru

Genre:  Folk

Language:  Spanish

Popular songs:  Flor de RetamaFlor de retama

47. Arno Artist

Arno died on April 23 (aged 72).

Country:  Belgium

Genre:  Rock

Languages:  French, Dutch, English

Willi Resetarits (Ostbahn-Kurti) died on April 24 (aged 73).

Country:  Austria

Genre:  Austropop

Language:  German (Austrian/Bavarian)

Popular songs:  FeuerNoch sovü Joa

49. Shane Yellowbird Artist

Shane Yellowbird died on April 25 (aged 42).

Country:  Canada

Genre:  Country music

Language:  English

Popular song:  Pickup Truck

50. Earth, Wind & Fire Artist

Andrew Woolfolk, saxophonist, died on April 25 (aged 71).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Disco, Funk, Jazz, Pop, Psychedelic, R&B/Soul, Rock

Language:  English

Popular songs:  SeptemberLet's GrooveFantasy

51. Henny Vrienten Artist

Henny Vrienten, singer and bassist of the band Doe Maar, died on April 25 (aged 73).

Country:  Netherlands

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Dutch

Popular song:  Naar Verluidt

52. Susan Jacks Artist

Susan Jacks died on April 25 (aged 73).

Country:  Canada

Genres:  Country music, Pop

Language:  English

Popular song:  Green Fields

53. Autograph (USA) Artist

Randy Rand, bassist, died on April 26.

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hard Rock

Language:  English

54. Julie Daraîche Artist

Julie Daraîche died on April 26 (aged 83).

Country:  Canada

Genres:  Country music, Singer-songwriter

Language:  French

55. Tangerine Dream Artist

Klaus Schulze, drummer and electronic artist, died on April 26 (aged 74).

Country:  Germany

Genres:  Electronica, Progressive rock

Languages:  Russian, French, English

56. Ica Novo Artist

Ica Novo died on April 26 (aged 70).

Country:  Argentina

Genre:  Folk

Language:  Spanish

Popular song:  Chacarera de Ischilín

57. Judy Henske Artist

Judy Henske died on April 27 (aged 85).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Folk, Rock, Singer-songwriter

Language:  English

58. Stereo Nation Artist

Taz (Tarsame Singh Saini), lead singer, died on April 29 (aged 54).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Hindi

Popular song:  Nachangeh Sari Raath

59. The Judds Artist

Naomi Judd died on April 30 (aged 76).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Country music

Language:  English

60. Juan Vattuone Artist

Juan Vattuone died on April 30 (aged 73).

Country:  Argentina

Genre:  Singer-songwriter

Language:  Spanish

Popular song:  Ni olvido ni perdón

Ray Fenwick, guitarist, died on April 30 (aged 75).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genres:  Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock

Language:  English

Popular songs:  Keep On RunningI'm A ManDimples

62. The Locust Artist

Gabe Serbian, drummer, died on April 30 (aged 45).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Grindcore , Punk

Language:  English

Popular song:  AOTKPTA

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