August 7 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
August 7

1971 : Henry D. "Homer" Haynes, American entertainer (country music comedy), born Henry Doyle Haynes, died of a heart attack in Hammond, Indiana, at the age of 51. (Homer and Jethro)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (27 July 1917)

1984 : Esther Phillips, American singer, born Esther Mae Jones, died from liver and kidney failure, due to drug use, in Carson, California, at the age of 48.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (23 December 1935)

2001 : Larry Adler, American musician, widely acknowledged as one of the world's most skilled harmonica players, born Lawrence Cecil Adler, died peacefully in St Thomas' Hospital, London, England, at the age of 87.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (10 February 1914)

2004 : G.T. Hogan, American jazz drummer, born Wilbert Granville Thodore Hogan Jr., died in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 75. He had been suffering from emphysema.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 January 1929)

G.T. Hogan

2009 : Mike Seeger, American folk musician and folklorist, died from cancer in Lexington, Virginia, at the age of 75. (New Lost City Ramblers)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 August 1933)

2011 : Marshall Grant, American upright bassist and bass guitar player, born Marshall Garnett Grant, died in Jonesboro, Arkansas, at the age of 83. (The Tennessee Two, Johnny Cash)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 May 1928)

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