January 30 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
January 30

1963: Francis Poulenc, French composer and a member of the French group Les Six, born Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, died of heart failure in Paris at the age of 64.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (7 January 1899)

1980 : Professor Longhair, American blues singer and pianist, born Henry Roeland Byrd, died in his sleep from a heart attack in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the age of 61.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 December 1918)

Professor Longhair

1982 : Lightnin' Hopkins, American country blues singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist, born Sam John Hopkins, died of esophageal cancer in Houston, Texas, at the age of 69.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 March 1912)

Lightnin' Hopkins

1996 : Bob Thiele, American talent spotter, songwriter and record producer, died kidney failure of in Manhattanm, New York, at the age of 73.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (27 July 1922)

2011 : John Barry, English composer and conductor of film music, born John Barry Prendergast, died of a heart attack in Oyster Bay, New York, at the age of 77.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 November 1933)

2013 : Patty Andrews, American vocalist, born Patricia Marie Andrews, died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 94. (The Andrews Sisters)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (16 February 1920)

Patty Andrews

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