November 24 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
November 24

1985 : Big Joe Turner, American blues singer, born Joseph Vernon Turner Jr., died of heart failure in Inglewood, California, at the age of 74.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (18 May 1911)

1991 : Freddie Mercury, British musician, singer, and songwriter, born Farrokh Bulsara, died of bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS in Kensington, London, at the age of 45. (Queen - lead vocalist, lyricist)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 September 1946)

1991 : Eric Carr, American musician, born Paul Charles Caravello, died of heart cancer in New York City at the age of 41. (Kiss - drummer)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 July 1950)

1993 : Albert Collins, American electric blues guitarist and singer, died of cancer in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the age of 61.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (1 October 1932)

2001 : Melanie Thornton, American pop singer, born Melanie Janene Thornton, died in an airplane crash near Bassersdorf, Switzerland, at the age of 34.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (13 May 1967)

2003 : Teddy Wilburn, American country music vocalist and part of a duo with his brother Doyle, born Thurman Theodore Wilburn, died from congestive heart failure in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 71. (The Wilburn Brothers)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (30 November 1931)

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