May 2 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
May 2

1864 : Giacomo Meyerbeer, German opera composer, born Jacob Liebmann Beer, died in Paris at the age of 72.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 September 1791)

1972 : Leslie Harvey aka Les Harvey, guitarist, born Leslie Cameron Harvey, died by electrocution (by grabbing a non-grounded microphone with wet hands) in Swansea, Wales at the age of 27. (Stone The Crows)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (13 September 1944)

1973 : June Hutton, American popular singer, died in Encino, California at the age of 52. (The Stardusters)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 August 1920)

1985 : Larry Clinton, American trumpeter and bandleader, died in Tucson, Arizona, at the age of 75.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (17 August 1909)

1998 : hide aka HIDE, Japanese musician, singer and songwriter, born Hideto Matsumoto, was found hanged by a towel tied to a doorknob in his apartment in the Minami-Azabu district of Tokyo, at the age of 33. Officially his death was recorded as a suicide, but several of his coleuages stated that this towel/doorknob tying was a technique to relieve upper back and neck pains they used and that it must have been an accident, also due to his intoxicated state. (X-Japan)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (13 December 1964)

2001 : Billy Higgins, American jazz drummer, died of kidney and liver failure in Inglewood, California at the age of 64.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 October 1936)

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