September 26 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
September 26

1937 : Bessie Smith, American blues singer, died after a car accident in Clarksdale, Mississippi, at the age of 43.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 April 1894)

1991 : Billy Vaughn, American singer, multi-instrumentalist, orchestra leader and talent scout, born Richard Vaughn, died of peritoneal mesothelioma in Escondido, California, at the age of 72.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 April 1919)

1998 : Betty Carter, American jazz singer, born Lillie Mae Jones, died from pancreatic cancer at the age of 69.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (16 May 1929)

 

2000 : Carl Sigman, popular American songwriter, died from heart failure at the age of 91.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 September 1909)

Carl Sigman

2003 : Robert Palmer, English singer-songwriter and musician, born Robert Allen Palmer, died from a heart attack in Paris, France, at the age of 54.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 January 1949)

in Batley, West Yorkshire, England
Robert Palmer

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