March 4 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
March 4

1979 : Mike Patto, English musician, born Michael Thomas McCarthy, died of throat cancer at the age of 36. (Spooky Tooth, Boxer)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (22 September 1942)

Mike Patto

 

1986 : Richard Manuel, Canadian composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist, born Richard George Manuel, committed suicide by hanging himself in Winter Park, Florida, USA, at the age of 42. (The Band)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 April 1943)

Richard Manuel

 

1992 : Mary Osborne, American jazz electric guitarist, died in Bakersfield, California, at the age of 70.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (17 July 1921)

Mary Osborne

 

1996 : Minnie Pearl, American country comedienne, born Sarah Ophelia Colley Cannon, died of complications from a stroke in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 83.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (25 October 1912)

 

1997 : Raymond Edwards, American musician, died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the age of 74. (The Silhouettes - bass player)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (22 September 1922)

Raymond Edwards

 

1999 : Eddie Dean, American western singer and actor, born Edgar Dean Glosup, died of emphysema in Westlake Village, California at the age of 91.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (9 July 1907)

Eddie Dean

 

2001 : Glenn Hughes, Amercan singer and actor, born Glenn Martin Hughes, died from lung cancer in Manhattan, New York City at the age of 50. (Village People)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (18 July 1950)

Glenn Hughes

 

2002 : Mark Vann, American bluegrass musician, died of melanoma at the age of 39. (Leftover Salmon - founding member, banjoist)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (28 December 1962)

Mark Vann

 

2009 : John Cephas, American blues and gospel musician, born John Dudley Cephas, died of natural causes in Woodford, Virginia, at the age of 78.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (4 July 1930)

John Cephas

 

2010 : Lolly Vegas, American musician, born Lolly Vasquez, died of lung cancer in Reseda, California, at the age of 70. (Redbone - founder, lead singer, guitars)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 October 1939)

 

2011 : Johnny Preston, American pop singer, died of heart failure in Beaumont, Texas, at the age of 71.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (18 August 1939)

Johnny Preston

 

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