September 11 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
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September 11

1896 : Francis James Child, American scholar, educator, and folklorist, best known today for his collection of folk songs known as the Child Ballads, died in Boston at the age of 71.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (1 February 1825)

Francis James Child

 

1987 : Peter Tosh, Jamaican reggae musician, born Winston Hubert McIntosh, was shot dead, along with two other of his associates, in Jamaica, during an attempt to extort money from him, at the age of 42.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 October 1944)

1987 : Lorne Greene, Canadian actor and musician, born Lyon Himan Green, died of complications from pneumonia in Santa Monica, California, at the age of 72.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 February 1915)

Lorne Greene

2007 : Willie Tee, American keyboardist, songwriter, singer, producer and notable early architect of New Orleans funk and soul, born Wilson Turbinton, died from colon cancer in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the age of 63.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (6 February 1944)

2009 : Jim Carroll, American author, poet, autobiographer and punk musician, born James Dennis Carroll, died of a heart attack at his home in Manhattan, New York City at the age of 60. (The Jim Carroll Band)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (1 August 1949)

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