May 20 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
May 20

1964 : Rudy Lewis, American rhythm and blues singer, born Charles Rudolph Harrell, died of a "probable drug overdose, asphyxiation and a heart attack" in Harlem, New York City, at the age of 27. (The Drifters)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (23 August 1936)

1967 : Manuel Fernandez, Spanish keyboardist. After the death of his bride Lottie Rey in an auto accident, he committed suicide at the age of 23. (Los Bravos — electric organ)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 September 1943)

Manuel Fernandez

2012 : Robin Gibb, English musician, singer and songwriter, born Robin Hugh Gibb, died from liver and kidney failure, brought on by colorectal cancer, in London, England at the age of 62. (Bee Gees)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (22 December 1949)

2013 : Ray Manzarek, American musician, singer, producer, film director and author, born Raymond Daniel Manczarek Jr., died from bile duct cancer in Rosenheim, Germany, at the age of 74. (The Doors - founding member, keyboards)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 February 1939)

2014 : Randy Coven, American rock bass virtuoso, born in Long Island (date unknown), died at the age of 54. (Steve Vai, Morning Thunder, Orpheus)

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