This Day in Music History
1929 : Bliss Carman, born William Bliss Carman, died of a brain hemorrhage at New Canaan, Connecticut, at the age of 68.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 April 1861)
2010 : Crispian St. Peters, English pop singer-songwriter, born Robin Peter Smith, died after a long illness in Swanley, Kent, at the age of 71.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 April 1939)
2011 : Alan Rubin (The Blues Brothers – trumpet) died of lung cancer at the age of 68 in New York City.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 February 1943)
In this video, he plays the trumpet wearing a white jacket.
2012 : Nat Reese, blues master, born in Salem, Virginia in 1924 and lived most of his life in West Virginia, died at the age of 88. (Precise date of birth unknown)