October 26 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
October 26

1966 : Alma Cogan, English singer of traditional pop music, born Alma Angela Cohen, died of ovarian cancer in London at the age of 34.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 May 1932)

1994 : Wilbert Harrison, American rhythm and blues singer, pianist, guitarist and harmonica player, died of a stroke in a nursing home in Spencer, North Carolina at the age of 65.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 January 1929)

Wilbert Harrison

1999 : Hoyt Axton, American folk music singer-songwriter and film & television actor, born Hoyt Wayne Axton, died in Victor, Montana, at the age of 61.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (25 March 1938)

1999 : Rex Gildo, German singer of Schlager ballads, born Ludwig Franz Hirtreiter, died after three days in an artificially-induced coma, after attempting suicide by jumping out the window of his apartment, at the age of 63.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 July 1936)

THIS DAY IN MUSIC HISTORY

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