November 27 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
November 27

1474 : Guillaume Dufay, Netherlandish composer of the early Renaissance, probably born in Beersel, near Brussels, died after an illness of several weeks at or around the age of 77.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 August 1397)

1943 : Allan Ramsay, American musician, born Allan Lawson Ramsay, died at the age of 42. (Gary Lewis & the Playboys - bass guitar)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (27 July 1985)

1998 : Barbara Acklin, American soul singer and songwriter, born Barbara Jean Acklin, died from pneumonia in Omaha, Nebraska, at the age of 55 or 54.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (28 February 1943 or 1944)

Barbara Acklin

2005 : Joe Jones, American R&B singer, songwriter and arranger, died from complications from quadruple bypass surgery in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 79.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 August 1926)

2006 : Alan Freeman aka Alan Leslie "Fluff" Freeman, Australia-born British disc jockey and radio personality in the UK, died after a short illness in South West London, at the age of 79.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (6 July 1927)

2009 : Bess Lomax Hawes, American folk musician, folklorist and researcher, born , died following a stroke in Portland, Oregon, at the age of 88. (Almanac Singers)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (21 January 1921)

2009 : Al Alberts, American popular singer and composer, born Al Albertini, died of complications from renal failure in Arcadia, Florida, at the age of 87. (The Four Aces)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (10 August 1922)

2012 : Mickey Baker, American guitarist, born MacHouston Baker, died of heart and kidney failure near Toulouse, France, at the age of 87. (Mickey & Sylvia)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 October 1925)

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