February 20 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
February 20

1961 : Percy Grainger, Australian-born composer, arranger and pianist, born Percy Aldridge Grainger, died in New York at the age of 78.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (8 July 1882)

Percy Grainger

1972 : James Bracken, African-American songwriter and co-founder/co-owner (with his wife Vivian Carter) of Vee-Jay Records, born James C. Bracken, died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 62.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (23 May 1909)

James Bracken

1998 : Bob McBride, Canadian singer, born Robert Bruce McBride, died of heart failure in Toronto, Ontario, at the age of 51. (Lighthouse - lead vocals)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (17 November 1946)

Bob McBride

2005 : John Raitt, American actor and singer, born John Emmett Raitt, died from complications due to pneumonia in Pacific Palisades, California, at the age of 88.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 January 1917)

John Raitt

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