November 25 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
November 25

1970 : Albert Ayler, American avant-garde jazz saxophonist, singer and composer, was found dead in East River, New York, at the age of 34. His death is presumed a suicide.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (13 July 1936)

1974 : Nick Drake, English singer-songwriter and musician, born Nicholas Rodney Drake, died from an overdose of amitriptyline, an antidepressant, at his home in Tanworth-in-Arden, Warwickshire, England, at the age of 26. His death was ruled a suicide by the coroner, though it might have been accidental.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 June 1948)

1997 : Fenton Robinson, American blues singer and guitarist, died of complications from brain cancer in Rockford, Illinois, at the age of 62.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (23 September 1935)

1995 : Don Goldie, American jazz trumpet player, born Donald Elliott Goldfield, died in Florida at the age of 65. His health had been declining mostly because of diabetes.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 February 1930)

Don Goldie

2006 : Valentin Elizalde, Mexican banda music singer, born Valentín Elizalde Valencia, was murdered after leaving a concert in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, at the age of 27.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (1 February 1979)

2011 : Coco Robicheaux, American blues musician and artist, born Curtis John Arceneaux, died in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the age of 64.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (25 October 1947)

2012 : Earl "Speedoo" Carroll, American doo-wop vocalist, died following a stroke and a battle with diabetes, in a nursing home in New York at the age of 75.(The Cadillacs, The Coasters - vocals)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 November 1937)

2013 : Chico Hamilton, American jazz drummer and bandleader, born Foreststorn Hamilton, died in Manhattan, New York City at the age of 92. (Chico Hamilton Quintet)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 September 1921)

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