July 31 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
July 31

1964 : Jim Reeves, American country and popular music singer-songwriter, born James Travis Reeves, died in a single-engine aircraft crash he was flying when he met a violent thunderstorm, in Williamson County, Tennessee, at the age of 40.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 August 1923)

1966 : Bud Powell, African American jazz pianist, born Earl Rudolph Powell, died of tuberculosis, malnutrition and alcoholism in New York at the age of 41.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (27 September 1924)

1986 : Teddy Wilson, American jazz pianist, born Theodore Shaw Wilson, died in New Britain, Connecticut, at the age of 73.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 November 1912)

2005 : Les Braid, English musician, born William Leslie Braid, died in Fazakerley, Liverpool, at the age of 63. (The Swinging Blue Jeans - bass, keyboards)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 September 1941)

2010 : Mitch Miller, musician, singer, conductor, record producer, artists-and-repertoire man and record company executive, born Mitchell William Miller, died in New York City after a short illness at the age of 99.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (4 July 1911)

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