June 3 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
June 3

1953 : Florence Beatrice Price, American composer, died in Chicago, Illinois, at the age of 66.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (9 April 1887)

1975 : Ozzie Nelson, born Oswald George Nelson, American entertainer and band leader, died in Hollywood, California, of liver cancer at the age of 69.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 March 1906)

1981 : Joe Santollo, American musician. (The Duprees)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (23 July 1943)

2009 : Koko Taylor, American Chicago blues singer, popularly known as the "Queen of the Blues", born Cora Walton, died after complications from surgery for gastrointestinal bleeding, in Chicago, Illinois, at the age of 80.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (28 September 1928)

2011 : Benny Spellman, American R&B singer, died of respiratory failure at the age of 79.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 December 1931)

2011 : Andrew Gold, American singer, multi-instrumentalist musician and songwriter, died in Los Angeles from a heart attack during sleep at the age of 59. (10cc)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 August 1951)

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