April 20 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
April 20

1969 : Benny Benjamin aka Papa Zita, American musician, born William Benjamin, died of a stroke at the age of 43. (The Funk Brothers - drums)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (25 July 1925)

1991 : Steve Marriott, English musician, songwriter and frontman of two rock and roll bands, born Stephen Peter Marriott, died in Arkesden, Essex, England, at the age of 44. (The Small Faces, Humble Pie)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (30 January 1947)

Steve Marriott

1992 : Johnny Shines, American blues singer and guitarist, born John Ned Shines, died in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, at the age of 76.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (26 April 1915)

2001 : Giuseppe Sinopoli, Italian conductor and composer, died of a heart attack while conducting Giuseppe Verdi's Aida at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, at the age of 54.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 November 1946)

2002 : Alan Dale, American singer of traditional popular and rock and roll music, born Aldo Sigismondi, died in New York at the age of 76.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (9 July 1925)

2003 : Teddy Edwards, American jazz tenor saxophonist, born Theodore Marcus Edwards, died at the age of 78.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (26 April 1924)

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