December 1 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
December 1

1954 : Fred Rose, American songwriter and music publishing executive, died in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 57.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 August 1898)

1969 : Magic Sam, American Chicago blues musician, born Samuel Gene Maghett, died suddenly of a heart attack in Chicago, Illinois, at the age of 32. (The Bay City Rollers, Pilot, The Alan Parsons Project)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (14 February 1937)

Magic Sam

1989 : Billy Lyall, Scottish musician, born William Lyall, died of AIDS-related causes at the age of 36. (The Bay City Rollers)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (26 March 1953)

Billy Lyall

1993 : Ray Gillen, American rock singer-songwriter, born Raymond Arthur Gillen, died from an AIDS related disease in New York City at the age of 34. (Black Sabbath, Badlands)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 May 1959)

Ray Gillen

1997 : Stephane Grappelli, French jazz violinist, born Stéfano Grappelli, died after undergoing a hernia operation, in Paris at the age of 89.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (26 January 1908)

Stephane Grappelli

2009 : Jack Cooke, American bluegrass music vocalist and instrumentalist, born Vernon Crawford Cooke, died in Norton, Virginia, at the age of 72.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (6 December 1936)

2013 : Richard Coughlan, English musician, died at the age of 66. He had been treated for pneumonia in the preceding weeks. (The Wilde Flowers, Caravan - founding member, drums)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 September 1947)

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