December 24 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
December 24

1453 : John Dunstable, English composer, probably born in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, around 1390, died on Christmas Eve 1453.

1975 : Bernard Herrmann, American motion pictures composer, died from cardiovascular disease in his sleep at his hotel in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 64.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 June 1911)

1992 : Bobby LaKind, American conga player, vocalist, songwriter and occasional live backup drummer, born Robert Jay LaKind, died of cancer in Los Angeles, California at the age of 47. (The Doobie Brothers - percussion)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 November 1945)

1999 : Zeke Carey, American vocalist and musician, born Ezikial Carey, died from a heart attack in Washington DC, or in Chicago, Illinois, at the age of 66. (The Flamingos - second tenor, bass guitar)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 January 1933)

2001 : Nick Massi, American bass singer and bass guitarist, born Nicholas Macioci, died of cancer in Newark, New Jersey, at the age of 74. (The Four Seasons)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 September 1927)

2012 : Ray Collins, American musician, died in Claremont, California, at the age of 76. (Mothers of Invention)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 November 1936)

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