March 23 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
March 23

1980 : Jacob Miller, Jamaican reggae artist, died in a car accident in Kingston, Jamaica, at the age of 27. (Inner Circle - founder, lead singer)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (4 May 1952)

 

1985 : Zoot Sims, American jazz saxophonist, born John Haley Sims, died in New York City at the age of 59.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 October 1925)

 

2002 : Eileen Farrell, American soprano, performing both classical and popular music, died in Park Ridge, New Jersey, at the age of 82.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (13 February 1920)

Eileen Farrell

 

2004 : Roy "Pop" Lewis aka Roy Lewis Sr., founder of the gospel family singing group The Lewis Family, died in Washington, Georgia, at the age of 98.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (22 September 1905)

Roy Pop Lewis

 

2010 : Jim Marshall, American photographer of rock stars, born James Joseph Marshall, died in New York City at the age of 74.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 February 1936)

 

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