March 11 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
March 11

1967 : Geraldine Farrar, American soprano opera singer and film actress, died of a heart attack in Ridgefield, Connecticut, at the age of 85.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (28 February 1882)

 

1986 : Sonny Terry, American Piedmont blues musician, born Saunders Terrell, died from natural causes at Mineola, New York, at the age of 74.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 October 1911)

 

1998 : Stacy Guess, American trumpeter and guitarist, died of a heroin overdose in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, at the age of 33. Allmusic states he was born in 1966. (The Squirrel Nut Zippers - founding member, trumpet)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (21 November 1964)

Stacy Guess

 

2004 : Edmund Sylvers, American singer and drummer, born Edmund Theodore Sylvers, died of lung cancer in Richmond, Virginia, at the age of 47. (The Sylvers)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (25 January 1957)

Edmund Sylvers

 

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