November 5 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
November 5

1942 : George M. Cohan, American entertainer, playwright, composer, lyricist, actor, singer, dancer and producer, born George Michael Cohan, died of cancer in Manhattan, New York City at the age of 64.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 July 1878)

1951 : Sigmund Romberg, Austro-Hungarian composer, died of a stroke in New York City at the age of 64.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 July 1887)

1960 : Johnny Horton, American country music and rockabilly singer, born John Gale Horton, died in a car accident near Milano, Texas, at the age of 35.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (30 April 1925)

1964 : Buddy Cole, American jazz pianist and orchestra leader, born Edwin LeMar Cole, died in his sleep of a heart attack at his home in Hollywood, California, at the age of 47. He had been suffering from an advanced case of heart disease since 1959 and had suffered a series of heart attacks as a result.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 December 1916)

1977 : Guy Lombardo, Canadian-American bandleader and violinist, born , died of a heart attack in Houston, Texas, at the age of 75. (Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 June 1902)

1986 : Bobby Nunn, American singer, born Ulysses B. Nunn, died of heart failure in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 61. (The Robins, The Coasters)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 September 1925)
In this video he is the one in the middle.

1989 : Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American classical pianist and composer, born Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz, died of a heart attack in New York City at the age of 86.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (1 October 1903)

1996 : Eddie Harris, American jazz musician and saxophonist, died from bone cancer and kidney disease in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 62.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 October 1934)

2000 : Jimmie Davis, American singer, who served twice as the governor of Louisiana, born James Houston Davis, died in Baton Rouge, Louisiana at the age of 101.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 September 1899)

2002 : Billy Guy, American baritone singer, born Frank Phillips, died in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the age of 66. (The Coasters)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 June 1936)
In this video he is the one on the left.

2003 : Bobby Hatfield, American singer, born Robert Lee Hatfield, died of a heart attack caused by a cocaine overdose in a hotel in Kalamazoo, Michigan, at the age of 63. (The Righteous Brothers)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (10 August 1940)

2005 : Link Wray, American rock and roll guitarist, songwriter and vocalist, born Fred Lincoln Wray, died of heart failure at his home in Copenhagen, Denmark, at the age of 76. (Link Wray and his Ray Men)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 May 1929)

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