January 13 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
January 13

1979 : Donny Hathaway, American jazz, blues, soul & gospel singer-songwriter and musician, born Donny Edward Hathaway, was found dead 15 floors down from his New York City room, at the age of 33. His death was ruled a suicide.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (1 October 1945)

Donny Hathaway

2007 : Michael Brecker, American jazz saxophonist and composer, born Michael Leonard Brecker, died from complications of leukemia in New York City at the age of 57.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 March 1949)

2007 : Doyle Holly, American musician, born Doyle Floyd Hendricks, died of prostate cancer in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 70. (Buck Owens and the Buckaroos - bass)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (30 June 1936)

2010 : Teddy Pendergrass, American soul singer, born Theodore DeReese Pendergrass, died of respiratory failure in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, at the age of 59. (Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (26 March 1950)

Teddy Pendergrass

2010 : Jay Reatard, American musician and songwriter, born Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr., died in his sleep of cocaine toxicity combined with alcohol in Memphis, Tennessee, at the age of 29. (The Reatards, Lost Sounds)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (1 May 1980)

2010 : Ed Thigpen, American jazz drummer, born Edmund Leonard Thigpen, died in Copenhagen, Denmark, at the age of 79. (Oscar Peterson Trio)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (28 December 1930)

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