June 14 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
June 14

1931 : Jimmy Blythe, American jazz and boogie-woogie pianist, died of meningitis in Chicago, Illinois, at the age of 30.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 May 1901)

 

1969 : Wynonie Harris American blues shouter and rhythm and blues singer, considered on of Rock & Roll's forerunners, died of esophageal cancer in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 53.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 August 1915)

1989 : Pete De Freitas Musician and producer, born Peter Louis Vincent de Freitas, died in Longdon Green, England, in a motorcycle accident at the age of 27. (Echo And The Bunnymen - drums)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 August 1961)

1994 : Henry Mancini American composer, conductor and arranger, died from pancreatic cancer in Los Angeles at the age of 70.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (16 April 1924)

1995 : William Rory Gallagher aka Rory Gallagher died at the age of 47 in London from an MRSA infection, after 13 weeks in intensive care following a successful liver transplant. The use of a powerful prescribed sedative to overcome his phobia of flying in combination with alcohol drinking had damaged his liver.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 March 1948)

1996 : Matthew Fletcher, drummer and primary songwriter of Heavenly, committed suicide at the age of 25.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 November 1970)
In this video he is the one wearing glasses.

2009 : Bob Bogle, American musician, born Robert Lenard Bogle, died at the age of 75 from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Vancouver, Washington. (The Ventures - founding member, guitarist and bass player)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (16 January 1934)

2012 : Rick Moore (of Rick Moore & Mr. Lucky) ?

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