June 19 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
June 19

1945 : Tony Martinez, Spanish guitarist, born Antonio Martinez, died in a motorcycle accident en route to his recording studio in Colmenar Viejo, Spain, at the age of 46. (Los Bravos — guitar)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 October 1990)

Tony Martinez

1996 : Vivian Ellis born at Hampstead, London, English musical comedy composer, died at the age of 92.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 October 1903)

1997 : Bobby Helms, American country music singer, born Robert Lee Helms, died from emphysema and asthma at the age of 63.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 August 1933)

2006 : Duane Roland, American guitarist, died of natural causes at the age of 52. (Molly Hatchet, Southern Rock Allstars, Gator Country)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 December 1953)

2013 : Slim Whitman, American country and western singer, songwriter and instrumentalist, born Ottis Dewey Whitman, Jr., died of heart failure in Orange Park, Florida, at the age of 90.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 January 1923)

Slim Whitman

2014 : Gerry Goffin, American lyricist, born Gerald Goffin, died of natural causes in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 75.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 February 1939)

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