September 5 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
September 5

1969 : Josh White, American singer, guitarist, songwriter, actor, and civil rights activist, born Joshua Daniel White, died during an operation attempting to replace his heart valves in Manhasset, New York, at the age of 55.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 February 1914)

Josh White

1978 : Joe Negroni, American singer of Puerto Rican descent, died from a cerebral hemorrhage in New York City at the age of 37. (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (9 September 1940)

1998 : Sonny Knight, African-American singer, songwriter and author, born Joseph Coleman Smith, died in Maui, Hawaii, at the age of 64. Two years earlier he has suffered a stroke.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (17 May 1934)

1999 : Katie Webster, American boogie-woogie pianist, born Kathryn Jewel Thorne, died from heart failure in League City, Texas at the age of 63.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 January 1936)

2003 : Gisele MacKenzie, Canadian-American singer, born Gisèle Marie Louise Marguerite LaFlèche, died from colon cancer in Burbank, California, at the age of 76.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (10 January 1927)

2012 : Joe South, American singer-songwriter and guitarist, born Joseph Alfred Souter, died of heart failure at his home in Buford, Georgia, at the age of 72.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (28 February 1940)

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