August 24 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
August 24

1978 : Louis Prima, American singer, actor, songwriter, and trumpeter, died while in coma following surgery to remove a brain stem tumor, in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the age of 67.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (7 December 1910)

1988 : Nat Stuckey, American country music singer-songwriter, born Nathan Wright Stuckey, died of lung cancer in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 54.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (17 December 1933)

1998 : Gene Page, American conductor, composer, arranger and record producer, born Eugene Edgar Page, Jr., died in Westwood, California, at the age of 58.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (13 September 1939)

1999 : Warren Covington, American big band trombonist, died in New York at the age of 78.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (7 August 1921)

2005 : Hal Kalin, one part of an Ameican pop music recording duo, with his twin brother Herbie, born Harold Kalin, died from injuries sustained in an car accident in Waldorf, Maryland, at the age of 71. (The Kalin Twins)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (16 February 1934)

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