June 18 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
June 18

1992 : Peter Allen Australian songwriter and entertainer, best remembered for his 1972 hit, "I Still Call Australia Home", died from an AIDS-related illness at the age of 48 at his home in Sydney.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (10 February 1944)

2007 : Hank Medress, American singer and record producer, died of lung cancer at the age of 68 at his Manhattan home. (The Tokens)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 November 1938)

2009 : Ali Akbar Khan Hindustani classical musician of the Maihar gharana, known for his virtuosity in playing the sarod, died from renal failure at the age of 87.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (14 April 1922)

2011 : Clarence Clemons (Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band - tenor saxophone) died of complications after a stroke at the age of 69.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 January 1942)

2014 : Horace Silver, American jazz pianist and composer, born Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silva, died of natural causes in New Rochelle, New York, at the age of 85.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 September 1928)

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