November 10: This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
November 10

1990 : Ronnie Dyson, American singer and actor, died of heart failure in in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the age of 40.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 June 1950)

1994 : Carmen McRae, American jazz singer, composer, pianist, and actress, born Carmen Mercedes McRae, died in Beverly Hills, California, at the age of 74.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (8 April 1920)

1997 : Tommy Tedesco, American master session musician and renowned jazz and bebop guitarist, born Thomas J. Tedesco, died from lung cancer in Northridge, California, at the age of 67.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 July 1930)

2002 : Johnny Griffith, African-American musician, born John Ellis Griffith, Jr., died of a heart attack in Detroit, Michigan, at the age of 66. (Funk Brothers - keyboards)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (10 July 1936)

Johnny Griffith

2006 : Gerald Levert, American R&B singer, songwriter and producer, born Gerald Edward Levert, died of a fatal combination of prescription narcotics and over-the-counter drugs ("acute intoxication"), in Cleveland, Ohio, at the age of 40. His death was ruled accidental.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (13 July 1966)

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