November 20 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
November 20

1973 : Allan Sherman, American comedy writer, television producer and song parodist, born Allan Copelon, died of emphysema in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 48.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (30 November 1924)

1894 : Anton Rubinstein, Russian pianist, composer and conductor, born Anton Grigorevich Rubinstein, died in Peterhof (near Saint Petersburg) at the age of 64. He had been suffering from heart disease for some time.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (28 November 1829)

1998 : Roland Alphonso, Jamaican tenor saxophonist, born Rolando Alphonso, died on his fourth day in coma, after suffering a second burst blood vessel in his head, in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 67. His first burst had happened two weeks before the second during a show at the Key Club in Hollywood. (The Skatalites)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 January 1931)

2005 : Chris Whitley, American blues/rock singer-songwriter and guitarist, born Christopher Becker Whitley, died from lung cancer in Houston, Texas, at the age of 45.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (31 August 1960)

2007 : Bob Relf, African American R&B and soul musician, born Robert Nelson Relf, died at his home in Bakersfield, California, at the age of 70. He had been ill for several years. (Bob and Earl)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (10 January 1937)

2010 : Little Smokey Smothers, African American, Chicago blues guitarist and singer, born Albert Abraham Smothers, died in Chicago, Illinois, at the age of 71.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 January 1939)

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