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Number of Records Matching Query: 266
 
ALVIN AILEY
 
Date Died: Friday 1 December 1989
Description: Dancer, choreographer, USA
Cause of Death: Aids

FRED ROSE
 
Date Died: Wednesday 1 December 1954
Description: Pulisher, Songwriter, Producer, USA

HARRY RAY
 
Date Died: Tuesday 1 December 1992
Description: Vocalist, Composer of song, USA
Cause of Death: Stroke

KEVIN PAUL GODFREY
 
Date Died: Monday 1 December 1997
Description: Drummer, Composer, UK
Cause of Death: Drug overdose

LEE DORSEY
 
Date Died: Monday 1 December 1986
Description: Vocalist, Composer, US

MAGIC SAM
 
Date Died: Monday 1 December 1969
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Heart attack

NORMAN NEWELL
 
Date Died: Wednesday 1 December 2004
Description: Record producer, Composer, UK

RAY GILLEN
 
Date Died: Wednesday 1 December 1993
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: AIDS

STEPHANE GRAPPELLI
 
Date Died: Monday 1 December 1997
Description: Violinist, French

AARON SCHROEDER
 
Date Died: Wednesday 2 December 2009
Description: Composer of song and music publisher.

DESI ARNAZ
 
Date Died: Tuesday 2 December 1986
Description: Actor, Band leader, Cuba
Cause of Death: Lung Cancer

ERIC WOOLFSON
 
Date Died: Wednesday 2 December 2009
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, UK
Cause of Death: Cancer

HOWARD TATE
 
Date Died: Friday 2 December 2011
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

KEVIN COYNE
 
Date Died: Thursday 2 December 2004
Description: Guitar, Vocalist, Harmonica, Composer, Singer, Artist, Writer, Poet, Filmmaker

MARISKA VERES
 
Date Died: Saturday 2 December 2006
Description: Violinist, Netherlands

MARTY FELDMAN
 
Date Died: Thursday 2 December 1982
Description: Actor, Comedian, UK
Cause of Death: Heart Attack

ODETTA
 
Date Died: Tuesday 2 December 2008
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Heart Disease

PUNCH MILLER
 
Date Died: Thursday 2 December 1971
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Cause of Death: Not known

BILL JOHNSON
 
Date Died: Sunday 3 December 1972
Description: Bassist, Banjoist, Guitarist, USA

CHARLES RINGLING
 
Date Died: Friday 3 December 1926
Description: Promoter, USA

GRADY MARTIN
 
Date Died: Monday 3 December 2001
Description: Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Heart attack

MADELINE KAHN
 
Date Died: Friday 3 December 1999
Description: Actress, USA
Cause of Death: Ovarian cancer

PHIL MEDLEY
 
Date Died: Wednesday 3 December 1997
Description: Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer

BENJAMIN BRITTEN - (1913 - 1976)
 
Date Died: Saturday 4 December 1976
Description: Composer, Conductor, Violist, Pianist.
Cause of Death: Heart Failure

BERNIE DWYER
 
Date Died: Wednesday 4 December 2002
Description: Drummer, UK
Cause of Death: Lung cancer

DOUGLAS HOPKINS
 
Date Died: Saturday 4 December 1993
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Suicide by gun shot

FRANK ZAPPA
 
Date Died: Saturday 4 December 1993
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Prostate Cancer

FRED "SONIC" SMITH
 
Date Died: Sunday 4 December 1994
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Heart failure

HUBERT SUMLIN
 
Date Died: Sunday 4 December 2011
Description: Guitarist, USA

ARVELL SHAW
 
Date Died: Thursday 5 December 2002
Description: Bassist, US

BEVERLY GARLAND
 
Date Died: Friday 5 December 2008
Description: Actress, USA

DAVE BRUBECK
 
Date Died: Wednesday 5 December 2012
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA

DAVID LASTIE
 
Date Died: Saturday 5 December 1987
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Cause of Death: Not known

GLENN MILLER
 
Date Died: Tuesday 5 December 1944
Description: Trombonist, Arranger, Composer, Conductor, USA
Cause of Death: Plane Crash, Assumed

KENNY DORHAN
 
Date Died: Tuesday 5 December 1972
Description: Trumpeter, Bandleader, Composer
Cause of Death: 1972 aged 48

KERRY MILLS
 
Date Died: Sunday 5 December 1948
Description: Composer, USA

RJ ROSALES
 
Date Died: Monday 5 December 2011
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Australia

ROLAND KIRK
 
Date Died: Monday 5 December 1977
Description: Saxophonist, composer, arranger, bandleader - U.S.A.
Cause of Death: Not known

SARAH KIRSCH
 
Date Died: Wednesday 5 December 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

WILF CARTER
 
Date Died: Thursday 5 December 1996
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Canada

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART - (1756 1791)
 
Date Died: Monday 5 December 1791
Description: Composer, Austria
Cause of Death: For a long untime unkown, now thought to have been rhuematic fever

BARBARA ORBISON
 
Date Died: Tuesday 6 December 2011
Description: Entrepreneur, Music Producer, Publisher

DANNY WILLIAMS
 
Date Died: Tuesday 6 December 2005
Description: Vocalist, UK
Cause of Death: Lung cancer

DOBIE GRAY
 
Date Died: Tuesday 6 December 2011
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

DON AMECHE
 
Date Died: Monday 6 December 1999
Description: Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Prostate Cancer

ED CASIDY
 
Date Died: Thursday 6 December 2012
Description: Drummer, Actor, USA

GERRY HUMPHREYS
 
Date Died: Tuesday 6 December 2005
Description: Vocalist, Australia
Cause of Death: Heart Failure

HUW LLOYD-LANGTON
 
Date Died: Thursday 6 December 2012
Description: Guitarist, UK
Cause of Death: Cancer

LEAD BELLY
 
Date Died: Tuesday 6 December 1949
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Not Known

NORMAN HETHERINGTON
 
Date Died: Monday 6 December 2010
Description: Cartoonist, Australia

ROY ORBISON
 
Date Died: Tuesday 6 December 1988
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer,USA
Cause of Death: Heart Failure

SAMMY FAIN
 
Date Died: Wednesday 6 December 1989
Description: Composer of music, USA

WERNER KLEMPERER
 
Date Died: Wednesday 6 December 2000
Description: Actor, USA

BILL BOYD
 
Date Died: Wednesday 7 December 1977
Description: Singer and guitarist. USA

BILL BOYD - (MUSICIAN)
 
Date Died: Wednesday 7 December 1977
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

DAVID TORBERT
 
Date Died: Tuesday 7 December 1982
Description: Bassist, USA
Cause of Death: Heart Failure

DEE CLARK
 
Date Died: Friday 7 December 1990
Description: Vocalist, USA

FREDERICK FENNELL
 
Date Died: Tuesday 7 December 2004
Description: Conducter, USA

HARRY MORGAN
 
Date Died: Wednesday 7 December 2011
Description: Actor, USA

JERRY SCOGGINS
 
Date Died: Tuesday 7 December 2004
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Natural Causes

JOHN ADDISON
 
Date Died: Monday 7 December 1998
Description: Composer of songs, UK

KATHRYN CRAWFORD
 
Date Died: Sunday 7 December 1980
Description: Actress, Singer, USA

ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIM
 
Date Died: Thursday 8 December 1994
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Brazilian
Cause of Death: Heart failure

BUCK CLAYTON
 
Date Died: Sunday 8 December 1991
Description: Trumpeter, USA

HERBERT RHOAD
 
Date Died: Thursday 8 December 1988
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Aneurysm

HOLLYWOOD FATS
 
Date Died: Monday 8 December 1986
Description: Bassist
Cause of Death: Drug induced Heart attack

JOHN LENNON
 
Date Died: Monday 8 December 1980
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, UK
Cause of Death: Assassinated

MARTY ROBBINS
 
Date Died: Wednesday 8 December 1982
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Heart Attack

RAZZLE
 
Date Died: Saturday 8 December 1984
Description: Drummer, UK
Cause of Death: Car Accident

RUBEN GONZALES (PIANIST)
 
Date Died: Monday 8 December 2003
Description: Pianist, Cuba

FREDDIE MARSDEN
 
Date Died: Saturday 9 December 2006
Description: Drummer, UK

GEORGIA GIBBS
 
Date Died: Saturday 9 December 2006
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Leukemia

JAMES MOODY
 
Date Died: Thursday 9 December 2010
Description: Saxophonist, USA

JIMMY KING
 
Date Died: Saturday 9 December 1967
Description: Vocalist
Cause of Death: Plane crash

LES KACZMAREK
 
Date Died: Tuesday 9 December 2008
Description: Bassist, Australia
Cause of Death: Liver failure

MYRA TAYLOR
 
Date Died: Friday 9 December 2011
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

NAT KIPNER
 
Date Died: Wednesday 9 December 2009
Description: Comoser, Producer, Entrepreneur, USA

RICHARD PRYOR
 
Date Died: Friday 9 December 2005
Description: Actor, comedian, social critic, writer, and MC.USA
Cause of Death: Heart Failure

SONNY TIL
 
Date Died: Wednesday 9 December 1981
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Heart failure

WILLIAM WELLMAN
 
Date Died: Tuesday 9 December 1975
Description: Film Director, USA
Cause of Death: leukimia

BILLHARRIS
 
Date Died: Saturday 10 December 1988
Description: Guitarist, UK

CHARLIE TEAGARDEN
 
Date Died: Monday 10 December 1984
Description: Trumpeter, USA

DAVE VAN RONK
 
Date Died: Tuesday 10 December 2002
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, UK

FARON YOUNG
 
Date Died: Tuesday 10 December 1996
Description: Vocalist, Guiarist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Suicide

JERRY RICKS
 
Date Died: Monday 10 December 2007
Description: Guitarist , USA

OTIS REDDING
 
Date Died: Sunday 10 December 1967
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Airplane crash

RICK DANKO
 
Date Died: Friday 10 December 1999
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Canadian

JOHN CARSON - FIDDLE
 
Date Died: Sunday 11 December 1949
Description: Fiddle, Composer, USA

LYNN STRAIT
 
Date Died: Friday 11 December 1998
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Car accident

PERCY KILBRIDE
 
Date Died: Friday 11 December 1964
Description: Actor, USA

RAVI SHANKAR
 
Date Died: Tuesday 11 December 2012
Description: Sitar, India

SAM COOKE
 
Date Died: Friday 11 December 1964
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Died by gunshot

ANNE BAXTER
 
Date Died: Thursday 12 December 1985
Description: Actress, USA
Cause of Death: Brain Aneurysm

AUDREY TOTTER
 
Date Died: Thursday 12 December 2013
Description: Actress, USA

BARNEY RAPP
 
Date Died: Saturday 12 December 1970
Description: Drummer, Band Leader, USA

BLIND LEMON JEFFERSON
 
Date Died: Thursday 12 December 1929
Description: Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: The cause of death is unknown

DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS SR
 
Date Died: Tuesday 12 December 1939
Description: Actor USA
Cause of Death: Heart Failure

IKE TURNER
 
Date Died: Wednesday 12 December 2007
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Drug use, hypertensive cardiovascular disease and pulmonary emphysema,

JACK CASSIDY
 
Date Died: Sunday 12 December 1976
Description: Actor,
Cause of Death: Accident

KENNY DAVERN
 
Date Died: Tuesday 12 December 2006
Description: Clarinetist, US
Cause of Death: Heart attack

LEE VINCENT
 
Date Died: Wednesday 12 December 2007
Description: Bandleader, Bassist, USA

ORION
 
Date Died: Saturday 12 December 1998
Description: Vocalist. USA
Cause of Death: Killed by gun shot.

PETER BOYLE
 
Date Died: Tuesday 12 December 2006
Description: Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Heart Failure

RONNIE ROSS
 
Date Died: Thursday 12 December 1991
Description: Saxophonist, UK

VAN JOHNSON
 
Date Died: Friday 12 December 2008
Description: Actor, Dancer, USA

HARRY BARRIS
 
Date Died: Thursday 13 December 1962
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Pianist, USA

JAMES DIBBLE
 
Date Died: Monday 13 December 2010
Description: Television presenter, Australia
Cause of Death: Cancer

JOHN CHARLES THOMAS
 
Date Died: Tuesday 13 December 1960
Description: Opera, operetta and concert baritone.

MARTHA MEARS
 
Date Died: Saturday 13 December 1986
Description: Vocalist , USA

WILLIE ACKERMAN
 
Date Died: Thursday 13 December 2012
Description: Drummer, USA

AHMET ERTEGUN
 
Date Died: Thursday 14 December 2006
Description: Chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

BILLIE JO SPEARS
 
Date Died: Wednesday 14 December 2011
Description: Vocalist, USA

DINAH WASHINGTON
 
Date Died: Saturday 14 December 1963
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Overdose of pills and alcohol.

JEANNE CRAIN
 
Date Died: Sunday 14 December 2003
Description: Actress, USA
Cause of Death: Heart attack

KURT WINTER
 
Date Died: Sunday 14 December 1997
Description: Guitarist, Canadian
Cause of Death: Liver failure

MYRNA LOY
 
Date Died: Tuesday 14 December 1993
Description: Actress, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer, Breast- Complications during surgery

ROBBY SNOWDEN
 
Date Died: Monday 14 December 2009
Description: Vocalist, Australia

SEVEN STORIES - BAND
 
Date Died: Sunday 14 December 2003
Description: Band, Australia
Cause of Death: Heart failure

WILLIAM BENDIX
 
Date Died: Monday 14 December 1964
Description: Actor, US
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

BLAKE EDWARDS
 
Date Died: Wednesday 15 December 2010
Description: Film director, screen and scriptwriter, producer, actor, USA

CHARLES LAUGHTON
 
Date Died: Saturday 15 December 1962
Description: Actor, UK

CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS
 
Date Died: Thursday 15 December 2011
Description: Writer, journalist

DICK HAFER
 
Date Died: Saturday 15 December 2012
Description: Clarinetist, Saxophone, USA

FATS WALLER
 
Date Died: Wednesday 15 December 1943
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

JAN PEERCE
 
Date Died: Saturday 15 December 1984
Description: Vocalist,USA

RUFUS THOMAS
 
Date Died: Saturday 15 December 2001
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Heart Failure

SIDONIE GOOSSENS
 
Date Died: Wednesday 15 December 2004
Description: Harpist, UK

WALT DISNEY
 
Date Died: Thursday 15 December 1966
Description: Cartoonist, USA
Cause of Death: Lung cancer

WILL SHATNER
 
Date Died: Tuesday 15 December 1987
Description: Bassist, USA
Cause of Death: Accidental heroin overdose

DAN FOGELBERG
 
Date Died: Sunday 16 December 2007
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Prostate cancer

DORIS TROY
 
Date Died: Thursday 16 December 2004
Description: Vocalist, USA

GARY STEWART
 
Date Died: Tuesday 16 December 2003
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA

KEITH CHRISTIE
 
Date Died: Tuesday 16 December 1980
Description: Trombonist, UK

MARIA CALLAS
 
Date Died: Friday 16 December 1977
Description: Vocalist
Cause of Death: Heart Attack

NICOLETTE LARSON
 
Date Died: Tuesday 16 December 1997
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Cerebral Oedema

RAY PRICE
 
Date Died: Monday 16 December 2013
Description: Vocalist Composer

SILVESTER JAMES - (VOCALIST)
 
Date Died: Friday 16 December 1988
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: AIDS

BIG JOE WILLIAMS
 
Date Died: Friday 17 December 1982
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
 
Date Died: Friday 17 December 2010
Description: Voice, Saxophonist, Keyboards, USA

DANA ANDREWS
 
Date Died: Thursday 17 December 1992
Description: Actor, Singer, USA
Cause of Death: Alzheimer

DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH
 
Date Died: Friday 17 December 2004
Description: Saxophonist, UK

DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH
 
Date Died: Friday 17 December 2004
Description: Saxophonist, UK

ED DEVEREAUX
 
Date Died: Wednesday 17 December 2003
Description: Actor, Australia

GROVER WASHINGTON JR
 
Date Died: Friday 17 December 1999
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Cause of Death: Heart attack

HAROLD RHODES
 
Date Died: Sunday 17 December 2000
Description: Inventor, Pianist, USA

HOUND DOG TAYLOR
 
Date Died: Wednesday 17 December 1975
Description: Singer, Composer, Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Lung Cancer

JENNIFER JONES
 
Date Died: Thursday 17 December 2009
Description: Actress, USA
Cause of Death: Natural causes

MARK VERSCHUER
 
Date Died: Thursday 17 December 2009
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, Australia

REX ALLEN
 
Date Died: Friday 17 December 1999
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Heart Failure

GILBERT BECAUD
 
Date Died: Tuesday 18 December 2001
Description: Vocalist, France

JOSEPH BARBERA
 
Date Died: Monday 18 December 2006
Description: Cartoonist, USA
Cause of Death: Natural Causes

JOSEPH MCCARTHY
 
Date Died: Saturday 18 December 1943
Description: Lyrisist, USA

KIRSTY MACCOLL
 
Date Died: Monday 18 December 2000
Description: Singer, Songwriter, UK

HOPE LANGE
 
Date Died: Friday 19 December 2003
Description: Actress, USA
Cause of Death: Ischemic colitis

JIMMY ROGERS - BLUES GUITARIST
 
Date Died: Friday 19 December 1997
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Lung hemorrhage

MICHAEL CLARKE
 
Date Died: Sunday 19 December 1993
Description: Drummer, USA

POP STAPLES
 
Date Died: Tuesday 19 December 2000
Description: Vocalist, USA

RENATA TEBALDI
 
Date Died: Sunday 19 December 2004
Description: Vocalist, Italy

ROB BUCK
 
Date Died: Thursday 19 December 2002
Description: Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Liver disease

TRUDY PITTS
 
Date Died: Sunday 19 December 2010
Description: Keyboardist, USA
Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer

BOBBY DARIN
 
Date Died: Thursday 20 December 1973
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Heart surgery

BRITTANY MURPHY
 
Date Died: Wednesday 20 December 2006
Description: Actor, Singer, USA

HANK SNOW
 
Date Died: Monday 20 December 1999
Description: Vocalist,Composer, CA
Cause of Death: Not known

JIMMY MCCRACKLIN
 
Date Died: Thursday 20 December 2012
Description: Pianist, Vocalist, Songwriter, Composer, USA

LYDIA MENDOZA
 
Date Died: Thursday 20 December 2007
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

ROY O DISNEY
 
Date Died: Monday 20 December 1971
Description: Walt Disney Productions, USA

WALTER PAGE
 
Date Died: Friday 20 December 1957
Description: Bassist, USA

ALBERT KING
 
Date Died: Monday 21 December 1992
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Heart Attack

CHARLIE TUMAHAI
 
Date Died: Thursday 21 December 1995
Description: Vocalist, Bass, Composer, New Zealand
Cause of Death: Heart attack

JOHN SPENCE
 
Date Died: Monday 21 December 1987
Description: Vocalist
Cause of Death: Suicide by gun shot

KARL DENVER
 
Date Died: Monday 21 December 1998
Description: Vocalist, Scotland
Cause of Death: Brain Tumor

LEE DORMAN
 
Date Died: Friday 21 December 2012
Description: Bassist, USA

PAUL JEFFRIES
 
Date Died: Wednesday 21 December 1988
Description: Guitarist
Cause of Death: Plane Crash

PEETIE WHEATSTRAW
 
Date Died: Sunday 21 December 1941
Description: Pianist,Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Car struck by train

WALTER CHIARI
 
Date Died: Saturday 21 December 1991
Description: Actor, USA

DENNIS LINDE
 
Date Died: Friday 22 December 2006
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, Composer

JOE AMES
 
Date Died: Saturday 22 December 2007
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Heart Failure

JOE COCKER
 
Date Died: Monday 22 December 2014
Description: Vocalist, UK

JOE STRUMMER
 
Date Died: Sunday 22 December 2002
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
Cause of Death: Heart Failure

MA RAINEY
 
Date Died: Friday 22 December 1939
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Heart Failure

MARVA WHITNEY
 
Date Died: Saturday 22 December 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

MICK COCKS
 
Date Died: Tuesday 22 December 2009
Description: Guitarist, Australia
Cause of Death: Cancer

TRUMMY YOUNG
 
Date Died: Thursday 22 December 1977
Description: Trombonist, USA
Cause of Death: Cerebral hemorrhage

CARL HOGAN
 
Date Died: Tuesday 23 December 1997
Description: Vocalist
Cause of Death: Not Known

CHARLIE DRAKE
 
Date Died: Saturday 23 December 2006
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Comedian, UK

DAN HAMILTON
 
Date Died: Friday 23 December 1994
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Cushing

DAVE DUDLEY
 
Date Died: Tuesday 23 December 2003
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Heart attack

DON LAMOND
 
Date Died: Tuesday 23 December 2003
Description: Drummer, USA
Cause of Death: Unknown

EARL HINDMAN
 
Date Died: Tuesday 23 December 2003
Description: Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer

EDDIE HAZEL
 
Date Died: Wednesday 23 December 1992
Description: Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer

JACK WEBB
 
Date Died: Thursday 23 December 1982
Description: Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Heart failure

JACKY LANDRY JACKSON
 
Date Died: Tuesday 23 December 1997
Description: Vocalist
Cause of Death: Cancer

JIMMY SILVA
 
Date Died: Friday 23 December 1994
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

OSCAR PETERSON
 
Date Died: Sunday 23 December 2007
Description: Pianist, Composer , Canada

RICKY LAWSON
 
Date Died: Monday 23 December 2013
Description: Drummer, USA
Cause of Death: Aged 59

RONNIE SCOTT
 
Date Died: Monday 23 December 1996
Description: Saxophonist, UK
Cause of Death: Overdosed on prescribed drugs

VICTOR BORGE
 
Date Died: Saturday 23 December 2000
Description: Pianist, Comedian, Danish
Cause of Death: Natural causes

BERNARD HERRMANN
 
Date Died: Wednesday 24 December 1975
Description: Composer of music, USA

BILLY HILL (SONGWRITER)
 
Date Died: Tuesday 24 December 1940
Description: Pianist, Violinist, Composer of songs, UK

BOBBY LAKIND
 
Date Died: Thursday 24 December 1992
Description: Percussion, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer

BUDDY ACE
 
Date Died: Saturday 24 December 1994
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA

CHARLES DURNING
 
Date Died: Monday 24 December 2012
Description: Actor, USA

CHARLES DURNING
 
Date Died: Monday 24 December 2012
Description: Actor, USA

JOHN BISHOP
 
Date Died: Thursday 24 December 1964
Description: Pianist, Australia

MYRNA SMITH
 
Date Died: Friday 24 December 2010
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA

NICK MASSI
 
Date Died: Sunday 24 December 2000
Description: Vocalist, USA

TINA LAWTON
 
Date Died: Tuesday 24 December 1968
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
Cause of Death: Plane crash

CHARLIE CHAPLIN
 
Date Died: Sunday 25 December 1977
Description: Actor, Comedian, Composer, UK
Cause of Death: Not Known

CLAYTON PERKINS
 
Date Died: Tuesday 25 December 1973
Description: Bassist, Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Suicide - By Gun

DAMITA JO
 
Date Died: Friday 25 December 1998
Description: Vocalist , Actress, Comedian, USA
Cause of Death: Respitory illness

DEAN MARTIN
 
Date Died: Monday 25 December 1995
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Respiratory failure

EARTHA KITT
 
Date Died: Thursday 25 December 2008
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
Cause of Death: Colin Cancer

EDDIE TAYLOR
 
Date Died: Wednesday 25 December 1985
Description: Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Not Known

JAMES BROWN
 
Date Died: Monday 25 December 2006
Description: Vocalist, guitar, harmonica, bass, keyboards, drums, USA
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

JIM SHERWOOD
 
Date Died: Sunday 25 December 2011
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Saxophonist,USA

JOAN BLONDELL
 
Date Died: Tuesday 25 December 1979
Description: Actress, USA
Cause of Death: Leukemia

JOHNNY ACE
 
Date Died: Saturday 25 December 1954
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Russian Roullette

MATTHEW JAY
 
Date Died: Thursday 25 December 2003
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, UK

WC FIELDS
 
Date Died: Wednesday 25 December 1946
Description: Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Not known

BERNARD COUTAZ
 
Date Died: Sunday 26 December 2010
Description: Musical publisher

BETTY MCQUADE
 
Date Died: Monday 26 December 2011
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Australia

CURTIS MAYFIELD
 
Date Died: Sunday 26 December 1999
Description: Musician, Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Diabetes

EVIE HAYES
 
Date Died: Monday 26 December 1988
Description: Vocalisit, Actress

HURD HATFIELD
 
Date Died: Saturday 26 December 1998
Description: Actor, USA

JACK BENNY
 
Date Died: Thursday 26 December 1974
Description: Comedian, Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer

JOE DOLAN
 
Date Died: Wednesday 26 December 2007
Description: Vocalsit, Composer, Ireland
Cause of Death: Brain haemorrhage

KERRY PACKER
 
Date Died: Monday 26 December 2005
Description: Nine television network, and Australian Consolidated Press

LOWMAN PAULING
 
Date Died: Wednesday 26 December 1973
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Seizure

TEENA MARIE
 
Date Died: Sunday 26 December 2010
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

TONY GREIG
 
Date Died: Wednesday 26 December 2012
Description: England Test cricketer turned commentator.

VIC BERTON
 
Date Died: Wednesday 26 December 1951
Description: Drummer, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer

BOB LUMAN
 
Date Died: Wednesday 27 December 1978
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

DAN TERRY
 
Date Died: Tuesday 27 December 2011
Description: Trumpeter, Flugelhornist, USA

DELANEY BRAMLETT
 
Date Died: Saturday 27 December 2008
Description: Vocalist, USA

HANK GARLAND
 
Date Died: Monday 27 December 2004
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA

HARRY CAREY JR
 
Date Died: Thursday 27 December 2012
Description: Actor, USA

HOAGY CARMICHAEL
 
Date Died: Sunday 27 December 1981
Description: Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Heart attack

VESTAL GOODMAN
 
Date Died: Saturday 27 December 2003
Description: Vocalist, USA

WALTER SCOTT
 
Date Died: Monday 27 December 1993
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Murdered

ALAN BATES
 
Date Died: Sunday 28 December 2003
Description: Actor, UK
Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer

DENNIS WILSON
 
Date Died: Wednesday 28 December 1983
Description: Drummer, Vocalist, Producer, USA
Cause of Death: Drowning accident

FREDDIE KING
 
Date Died: Tuesday 28 December 1976
Description: Guitarist ,USA
Cause of Death: Pancreatitis

GENE KELTON
 
Date Died: Tuesday 28 December 2010
Description: Singer-songwriter, guitarist
Cause of Death: Auto accident

MAX STEINER
 
Date Died: Tuesday 28 December 1971
Description: Composer for theatre, composer, arranger, conductor
Cause of Death: Aged 83

NEIL HUMPHRYS
 
Date Died: Monday 28 December 2015
Description: Radio and television personality,singer, Australia

FREDDIE HUBBARD
 
Date Died: Monday 29 December 2008
Description: Trumpeter, USA

LEO ROBIN
 
Date Died: Saturday 29 December 1984
Description: Composer, Lyricist, Song Writer. USA

MIKE AULDRIDGE
 
Date Died: Saturday 29 December 2012
Description: Guitarist, USA

PAUL WHITEMAN
 
Date Died: Friday 29 December 1967
Description: Band Leader, USA

TIM HARDIN
 
Date Died: Monday 29 December 1980
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Overdose of Heroin and Morphine

ARTIE SHAW
 
Date Died: Thursday 30 December 2004
Description: Clarinetist, USA
Cause of Death: Diabetes Complications

BOBBY FARRELL
 
Date Died: Thursday 30 December 2010
Description: Violinist, USA

CLARENCE SATCHELL
 
Date Died: Saturday 30 December 1995
Description: Saxophonist, Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Not known

MAUREEN STARKEY
 
Date Died: Friday 30 December 1994

RICHARD RODGERS
 
Date Died: Sunday 30 December 1979
Description: Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Heart Failure

RONNIE ALDRICH
 
Date Died: Thursday 30 December 1993
Description: Band Leader, Arranger, UK
Cause of Death: Prostate cancer

ROWLAND S. HOWARD
 
Date Died: Wednesday 30 December 2009
Description: Guitarist, Australia

SUGAR CANE HARRIS
 
Date Died: Thursday 30 December 1999
Description: Blues Violinist - U.S.A.*

ANDY CHAPIN
 
Date Died: Tuesday 31 December 1985
Description: Keyboardist, USA

BOBBY NEIL
 
Date Died: Tuesday 31 December 1985
Description: Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Plane crash

GEORGE LEWIS
 
Date Died: Tuesday 31 December 1968
Description: Clarinetist, US

JERRY BLAKE
 
Date Died: Sunday 31 December 1961
Description: Saxophonist, clarinetist. USA

PATRICK WOODWARD
 
Date Died: Tuesday 31 December 1985
Description: Bassist, USA
Cause of Death: Plane crash

RAY HENDERSON
 
Date Died: Thursday 31 December 1970
Description: Composer, USA

RICK NELSON
 
Date Died: Tuesday 31 December 1985
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Plane crash

SONNY BURKE
 
Date Died: Wednesday 31 December 1980
Description: Composer of songs, USA

 
 
 
 

 
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