October 11 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
October 11

1963 : Edith Piaf, French singer and national diva, born Édith Giovanna Gassion, died of liver cancer in Plascassiero, French Riviera, at the age of 47.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 December 1915)

1976 : Connee Boswell, American vocalist, born Constance Foore Boswell, died from stomach cancer in New York at the age of 68.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 December 1907)

1985 : Tex Williams, American Western swing musician, born Sollie Paul Williams, died of pancreatic cancer in Newhall, California, at the age of 68.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (23 August 1917)

2001 : Billy Maxted, American jazz pianist, died in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, at the age of 84.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (21 January 1917)

Billy Maxted

2008 : Neal Hefti,American jazz trumpeter, composer and arranger, died of throat cancer at his home in Toluca Lake, California, at the age of 85.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 October 1922)

2011 : George "Mojo" Buford, American blues harmonica player, born George Buford, died after a long hospitalization, in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the age of 81. (Muddy Waters's band)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (10 November 1929)

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