February 6 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
February 6

1960 : Jesse Belvin, American R&B singer, pianist and songwriter, born Jesse Lorenzo Belvin, died in a car accident in Hope, Arkansas, at the age of 27.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 December 1932)

Jesse Belvin

1976 : Vince Guaraldi, American jazz musician and pianist, born Vincent Anthony Dellaglio, died in Menlo Park, California, at the age of 47. The cause of his death has been variously described as a heart attack or an aortic aneurysm.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (17 July 1928)

1981 : Hugo Montenegro, American orchestra leader and composer of film soundtracks, born Hugo Mario Montenegro, died in Palm Springs, California, at the age of 55.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 September 1925)

Hugo Montenegro

1998 : Hans Hölzel aka Falco, Austrian pop and rock musician and rapper, born Johann Hölzel, died from the injuries received during car accident between Villa Montellano and Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, at the age of 40.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 February 1957)

Hans Hölzel

1998 : Carl Wilson, American rock and roll singer, guitarist and composer, born Carl Dean Wilson, died of cancer in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 51. (The Beach Boys)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (21 December 1946)

Carl Wilson

2000 : Derroll Adams, American folk musician, born Derroll Lewis Thompson, died in in Antwerp, Belgium, at the age of 74.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (27 November 1925)

2005 : Merle Kilgore, American singer, songwriter and manager, born Wyatt Merle Kilgore, died in Mexico at the age of 70.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (9 August 1934)

2007 : Frankie Laine, American singer, songwriter and actor, born Francesco Paolo LoVecchio, died in San Diego, California, at the age of 93.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (30 March 1913)

Frankie Laine

2011 : Gary Moore, Northern Irish musician, singer and guitarist, born Robert William Gary Moore, died of a heart attack while in vacation in Estepona, Malaga Province, Spain, at the age of 58. His heart attack happened while he was in a very high level of alcohol intoxication. (Thin Lizzy)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (4 April 1952)

Gary Moore

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