August 12 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
August 12

1985 : Kyu Sakamoto, Japanese singer and actor, born Hisashi Oshima, died in the Japan Airlines Flight 123 crash on Osutaka Ridge, Gunma Prefecture, Japan, at the age of 43.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (10 December 1941)

1992 : John Cage, American composer, music theorist, writer, and artist, born John Milton Cage Jr., died after sufferng a stroke at the age of 79. He had been sufferng from arthritis, sciatica and arteriosclerosis.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 September 1912)

1997 : Luther Allison, American blues guitarist, died in Madison, Wisconsin at the age of 57.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (17 August 1939)

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