May 19 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
May 19

1954 : Charles Ives, American modernist composer, born Charles Edward Ives, died of a stroke in New York at the age of 79.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 October 1874)

1964 : Lawrence Wright, British popular music composer and publisher, died in London at the age of 76.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 February 1888)

1969 : Coleman Hawkins, American jazz tenor saxophonist, born Coleman Randolph Hawkins, died of pneumonia in New York City at the age of 64.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (21 November 1904)

1991 : Odia Coates, American singer, died from breast cancer at the age of 49.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (13 November 1941)

1998 : Dorothy Donegan, American classically trained jazz pianist, died of cancer in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 76.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (6 April 1922)

2004 : Arnold Moore, aka Gatemouth Moore, born Arnold Dwight Moore, died in Yazoo City, Mississippi at the age of 90.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (6 November 1913)

2006 : Freddie Garrity, English singer and actor, died in Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales, at the age of 69. (Freddie & the Dreamers - frontman)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (14 November 1936)

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