April 22 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
April 22

1980 : Jane Froman, American singer and actress, died of cardiac arrest caused by chronic heart and lung disease, in Columbia, Missouri, at the age of 72.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (10 November 1907)

1983 : Earl "Fatha" Hines, American jazz pianist and bandleader, born Earl Kenneth Hines, died in Oakland, California, at the age of 79 (or 77). Hines had stated he was born in 1905, but most sources agree it was 1903.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (28 December 1903)

2003 : Felice Bryant, one part of the American wife-and-husband country music and pop songwriting duo (with her husband Diadorius Boudleaux Bryant), born Matilda Genevieve Scaduto, died in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, at the age of 77.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (7 August 1925)

2008 : Paul Davis, American singer and songwriter, born Paul Lavon Davis, died from a heart attack in Meridian, Mississippi, at the age of 60.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (21 April 1948)

2011 : Hazel Dickens, American bluegrass singer, songwriter, double bassist and guitarist, born Hazel Jane Dickens, died from complications of pneumonia in Washington DC at the age of 75.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (1 June 1935)

2013 : Richie Havens, American singer-songwriter and guitarist, born Richard Pierce Havens, died of a heart attack in Jersey City, New Jersey, at the age of 72.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (21 January 1941)

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