August 17 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
August 17

1973 : Paul Williams, American baritone singer and choreographer, was found dead in his car with a gun in Detroit, Michigan, at the age of 34. His death was ruled a suicide by the coroner. (The Temptations)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 July 1939)

1980 : Harold Adamson, American lyricist, died in Beverly Hills, California, at the age of 73.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (10 December 1906)

1983 : Ira Gershwin, American lyricist, born Israel Gershowitz, died in Beverly Hills, California, at the age of 86.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (6 December 1896)

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1987 : Gary Chester, studio drummer, session musician, drum instructor, born Cesario Gurciullo, died on this day at the age of 62.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (27 October 1924)

1990 : Pearl Bailey, American actress and singer, born Pearl Mae Bailey, died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the age of 72.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 March 1918)

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