October 14 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
October 14

1977 : Bing Crosby, American singer and actor, born Harry Lillis Crosby, died of a heart attack after finishing a round of golf in La Madrid, Spain, at the age of 74.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 May 1903)

1990 : Leonard Bernstein, American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer and pianist, born Louis Bernstein, died of a heart attack in - at the age of -. He was suffering from emphysema due to heavy smoking.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (25 August 1918)

1994 : Frankie Kennedy, Irish flute and tin whistle player, died of cancer in Belfast, Northern Ireland, at the age of 38. (Altan)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (30 September 1955)

1998 : Frankie Yankovic, American polka musician, born Frank John Yankovic, died from heart failure in New Port Richey, Florida, at the age of 83.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (28 July 1915)

2006 : Freddy Fender, Mexican-American Tejano, country and rock and roll musician, born Baldemar Garza Huerta, died of lung cancer at his home in Corpus Christi, Texas, at the age of 69.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (4 June 1937)

2011 : Chuck Ruff, American rock drummer, died after a long illness in San Francisco, California at the age of 60. (Edgar Winter Group, Sammy Hagar)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (25 May 1951)

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