December 14 : This Day in Music History Deaths

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Deaths
December 14

1788 : Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, German classical period musician and composer, died in Hamburg at the age of 74.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (8 March 1714)

1963 : Dinah Washington, American singer and pianist, born Ruth Lee Jones, died from a lethal combination of secobarbital and amobarbital (both sedative-hypnotic drugs) in Detroit, Michigan, at the age of 39.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 August 1924)

1989 : Pattie Santos, American singer, born Patricia Dora Santos, died in a single car accident in Healdsburg, California, at the age of 40. (It's A Beautiful Day [1967–1974] – lead vocals)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (16 November 1949)

1997 : Kurt Winter, Canadian guitarist and songwriter, died of kidney failure at the age of 51. (The Guess Who)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 April 1946)

2001 : Conte Candoli, American jazz trumpeter, born Secondo Candoli, died, following a long battle with prostate cancer, in a convalescent home in Palm Desert, California, at the age of 74.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 July 1927)

2006 : Ahmet Ertegun,Turkish American musician and businessman, died while in coma, few weeks after hurting his head by falling on a concrete floor, in New York City at the age of 83.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (31 July 1923)

2011 : Billie Jo Spears, American country music singer, born Billie Jean Spears, died of cancer in Vidor, Texas, at the age of 73.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (14 January 1937)

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