November 21 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
November 21

1695 : Henry Purcell, English composer of Baroque music, born in Westminster, London, died at his home in Westminster at the age of 35 or 36. The cause of his death is unclear. His date of birth is also uncertain: it is believed to be on 10 September 1659.

1995 : Peter Grant, English music manager and record executive, born Peter James Grant, died of a fatal heart attack at the age of 60. (Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin, Bad Company)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 April 1935)

1995 : Matthew Ashman, English guitarist, born Matthew James Ashman, died while in coma due to complications arising from diabetes at the age of 35. (Bow Wow Wow)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 November 1960)

1999 : Alvin Cash, American pop singer and actor, born Alvin Welch, died from ulcer complications in Chicago, Illinois, at the age of 60.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 February 1939)

Alvin Cash

2001 : Ralph Burns, American songwriter, bandleader, composer, conductor, arranger and bebop pianist, born Ralph Jose P. Burns, died from complications of a recent stroke and pneumonia in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 79.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 June 1922)

2002 : Hadda Brooks, American pianist, vocalist and composer, born Hattie L. Hapgood, died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 86.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 October 1916)

2003 : Teddy Randazzo, Amrican pop songwriter, died in Orlando, Florida, at the age of 68.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (13 May 1935)

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