May 14 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
May 14

1847 : Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, German pianist and composer, born Fanny Mendelssohn, died of complications from a stroke in Berlin at the age of 41.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (14 November 1805)

1942 : Frank Churchill, American film composer, committed suicide in Newhall, California, at the age of 40.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 October 1901)

1959 : Sidney Bechet, American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer, died from lung cancer in Paris, France, at the age of 62.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (14 May 1897)

1976 : Keith Relf, English singer, songwriter, musician and record producer, born Keith William Relf, died from electrocution while playing his improperly grounded guitar, at his home in London, at the age of 33. (The Yardbirds - lead singer, harmonica)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (22 March 1943)

Keith Relf

1988 : Frank Sinatra, American singer and film actor, born Francis Albert Sinatra, died after suffering from his second heart attack, in West Hollywood, California, at the age of 82.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 December 1915)

2005 : Jimmy Martin, American bluegrass musician known as the "King of Bluegrass", born James H. Martin, died in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 77. He had been diagnosed with bladder cancer more than a year earlier.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (10 August 1927)

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