June 21 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
June 21

1979 : Angus MacLise American percussionist, composer, poet, occultist and calligrapher, born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, died of hypoglycemia and pulmonary tuberculosis in Kathmandu at the age of 41. (The Velvet Underground - percussionist)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (4 March 1938)

1980 : Bert Kaempfert, born in Barmbek, Hamburg, Germany, orchestra leader and songwriter, died following a stroke at his home on Mallorca, Spain at the age of 56.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (16 October 1923)

1993 : Al Fairweather, Scottish jazz musician, born Alastair Fairweather, died in Edinburgh at the age of 66.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 June 1927)

 

2001 : John Lee Hooker American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist fell ill just before a planned tour of Europe and died in Los Altos, California, at the age of 83.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (22 August 1917)

2002 : Matt Dennis, American singer, pianist, band leader, arranger and composer, died in Riverside, California, at the age of 88.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 February 1914)

Matt Dennis

2010 : Tam White, Scottish musician, stonemason and actor, born Thomas Bennett Sim White, died of a heart attack after a gym session, in Edinburgh, Scotland, at the age of 67.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 July 1942)

2012 : Richard Adler, American lyricist, composer and Broadway producer, died at his home in Southampton, New York, at the age of 90.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 August 1921)

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