November 9 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
November 9

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

1991 : Yves Montand, Italian-born French actor and singer, born Ivo Livi, died from a heart attack in Senlis, Oise, France, at the age of 70.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (13 October 1921)

1995 : Alessandro Cicognini, Italian film music composer, died in Rome, Italy, at the age of 89.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 January 1906)

1999 : Herb Abramson, American record company executive and producer, died in Henderson, Nevada, at the age of 82.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (16 November 1916)

2008 : Miriam Makeba, South African singer and civil rights activist, born Zenzile Miriam Makeba, died of a heart attack after a concert in Castel Volturno, Italy, at the age of 76.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (4 March 1932)

Miriam Makeba

2012 : Major Harris, American R&B singer, born Major Harris III, died in in Richmond, Virginia, at the age of 65. (Delfonics)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (9 February 1947)

Major Harris

2012 : Paulie Heenan, American guitarist, percussionist and recording engeneer, born Paul H. Heenan, shot dead by police during an altercation in Madison, Wisconsin, at the age of 30. (Monovox)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 August 1982)

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