November 23 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
November 23

1585 : Thomas Tallis, English composer, died in Greenwich.

1992 : Roy Acuff, American country music singer, fiddler, and promoter, born Roy Claxton Acuff, died of congestive heart failure in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 89.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 September 1903)

1994 : Tommy Boyce, American songwriter, born Sidney Thomas Boyce, committed suicide in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 55. (Boyce and Hart)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 September 1939)

1995 : Junior Walker, American singer, saxophonist and musician, born Autry DeWalt Mixon, Jr., died of cancer in Battle Creek, Michigan, at the age of 64. (Junior Walker & The All Stars)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (14 June 1931)

2001 : O.C. Smith, American singer, born Ocie Lee Smith, died in - at the age of 69.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (21 June 1932)

2006 : Anita O'Day, American jazz singer, born Anita Belle Colton, died in her sleep of cardiac arrest in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 87.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (18 October 1919)

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