November 7 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
November 7

1966 : Johnny Kidd, English singer and songwriter, one of the few pre-Beatles British rockers to achieve worldwide fame, born Frederick Albert Heath, died in a car accident near Bury, Lancashire, at the age of 30. (Johnny Kidd and the Pirates - frontman)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (23 December 1935)

1983 : Germaine Tailleferre, French composer, born Marcelle Taillefesse, died in Paris at the age of 91. (Les Six)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 April 1892)

1991 : Carter Cornelius aka Prince Gideon Israel, American rhythm and blues musician, died of a heart attack at the age of 43. (Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 October 1948)

2000 : Doug Nelson, American musician, born in Nebraska, died when he was hit by a pick up truck near McGregor, Minnesota, at the age of 46 (precise date not known). (Jonny Lang's band - bass player)

2004 : Howard Keel, American actor and singer, died six weeks after a bout with colon cancer at his home in Palm Desert, California, at the age of 85.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (13 April 1919)

2004 : Lenny Mayes, American singer, born Leonard Cornell Mayes, died of lung cancer in Southfield, Michigan, at the age of 53. (The Casanovas, The Sunrise Movement, The Dramatics)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 April 1951)

2008 : Jody Reynolds, American singer and guitarist, born Ralph Joseph Reynolds, died of liver cancer in Palm Desert, California, at the age of 75.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 December 1932)

2011 : Andrea True, American pornographic actress and singer from the disco era, born Andrea Marie Truden, died of heart failure in a hospital in Kingston, New York, at the age of 68. (The Andrea True Connection)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (26 July 1943)

2012 : Cleve Duncan, born Cleveland Duncan, American singer, died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 78 or 77. (The Penguins - founding member, tenor)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (23 July 1934 or 1935)

2016 : Leonard Cohen, born Leonard Norman Cohen, Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist, died at his home in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 82. Cancer was a contributing cause.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (21 September 1934)

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