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Number of Records Matching Query: 183
 
FRED MILANO
 
Date Died: Sunday 1 January 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

IAN BARGH
 
Date Died: Monday 2 January 2012
Description: Pianist, UK

BOB WESTON
 
Date Died: Tuesday 3 January 2012
Description: Guitarist, song writer, UK

KERRY MCGREGOR
 
Date Died: Wednesday 4 January 2012
Description: Vocalist, Scotland

TOM ARDOLINO
 
Date Died: Friday 6 January 2012
Description: Drummer, USA

W. FRANCIS MCBETH
 
Date Died: Friday 6 January 2012
Description: Composer of song, USA

DAVID ALEXANDER
 
Date Died: Sunday 8 January 2012
Description: Vocalist, pianist

JIMMY CASTOR
 
Date Died: Monday 16 January 2012
Description: Vocalist, Arranger, Composer, USA

ETTA JAMES
 
Date Died: Friday 20 January 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

JOHN LEVY
 
Date Died: Friday 20 January 2012
Description: Double bass, USA
Cause of Death: Aged 99

LARY BUTLER
 
Date Died: Friday 20 January 2012
Description: Producer, Songwriter, USA

MARK REALE
 
Date Died: Wednesday 25 January 2012
Description: Guitarist, USA

ROBERT HEGYES
 
Date Died: Thursday 26 January 2012
Description: Actor. USA
Cause of Death: Heart attack

LESLIE CARTER
 
Date Died: Tuesday 31 January 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

BEN GAZZARA
 
Date Died: Friday 3 February 2012
Description: Actor, Director, USA

NOEL KELEHAN
 
Date Died: Monday 6 February 2012
Description: Pianist, Conductor, Ireland

PHIL BRUNS
 
Date Died: Wednesday 8 February 2012
Description: Actor. USA

WHITNEY HOUSTON
 
Date Died: Saturday 11 February 2012
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Musician, USA

JODIE CHRISTIAN
 
Date Died: Monday 13 February 2012
Description: Pianist, USA

RUSSELL ARMS
 
Date Died: Monday 13 February 2012
Description: Actor, Singer, USA

DORY PREVIN
 
Date Died: Tuesday 14 February 2012
Description: Lyricist, USA

CHARLES ANTHONY
 
Date Died: Wednesday 15 February 2012
Description: Violinist, USA

CLIVE SHAKESPEARE
 
Date Died: Wednesday 15 February 2012
Description: Guitarist,Vocalist, Compose, Producer, Australia

MICHAEL DAVIS
 
Date Died: Friday 17 February 2012
Description: Bassist, Producer, USA

LOUISIANA RED
 
Date Died: Saturday 25 February 2012
Description: Guitarist, USA

RED HOLLOWAY
 
Date Died: Saturday 25 February 2012
Description: Saxophonist, USA

DAVY JONES
 
Date Died: Wednesday 29 February 2012
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK
Cause of Death: Heart Attack

RONNIE MONTROSE
 
Date Died: Saturday 3 March 2012
Description: Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Prostate Cancer

ROBERT B SHERMAN
 
Date Died: Monday 5 March 2012
Description: Composer of songs, USA

LUCIA MANNUCCI
 
Date Died: Tuesday 6 March 2012
Description: Vocalist, Italy

TERRY TEENE
 
Date Died: Friday 9 March 2012
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

IAN TURPIE
 
Date Died: Sunday 11 March 2012
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Television Host, Australia
Cause of Death: Cancer

MICHAEL HOSSACK
 
Date Died: Monday 12 March 2012
Description: Drummer, USA

JOHNNY MCCAULEY
 
Date Died: Thursday 22 March 2012
Description: Composer of music, Ireland

VINCE LOVEGROVE
 
Date Died: Saturday 24 March 2012
Description: Vocalist, Manager, Journalist, Australia

JIMMY LITTLE
 
Date Died: Monday 2 April 2012
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Australia.

EDITH BLISS
 
Date Died: Tuesday 3 April 2012
Description: Singer, television presenter

LLOYD BREVETT
 
Date Died: Tuesday 3 April 2012
Description: Double bass

BARRY MCKENNA
 
Date Died: Thursday 5 April 2012
Description: Banjoist, Ireland

JIM MARSHALL
 
Date Died: Thursday 5 April 2012
Description: Drummer, Business man.UK

BARBARA BUCHHOLZ
 
Date Died: Tuesday 10 April 2012
Description: Flute, Vocalist, Germany

HAL MCKUSICK
 
Date Died: Wednesday 11 April 2012
Description: Saxophonist, clarinetist and flautist

ANDREW LOVE
 
Date Died: Thursday 12 April 2012
Description: Saxophonist, USA

RODGERS GRANT
 
Date Died: Thursday 12 April 2012
Description: Pianist. Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer

ALAN HACKER
 
Date Died: Monday 16 April 2012
Description: Clarinetist, UK

TEDDY CHARLES
 
Date Died: Monday 16 April 2012
Description: Pianist, Composer, Session musician, USA

DIMITRIS MITROPANOS
 
Date Died: Tuesday 17 April 2012
Description: Vocalist, Greek

LEVON HELM
 
Date Died: Tuesday 17 April 2012
Description: Drums, USA

DICK CLARK
 
Date Died: Wednesday 18 April 2012
Description: TV Host

GREG HAM
 
Date Died: Thursday 19 April 2012
Description: Saxophonist, composer of song, Australia

BERT WEEDON
 
Date Died: Friday 20 April 2012
Description: Guitarist, UK

CHRIS ETHRIDGE
 
Date Died: Monday 23 April 2012
Description: Guitarist. Composer, USA

TOMMY MARTH
 
Date Died: Monday 23 April 2012
Description: Saxophonist, USA

JOEL GOLDSMITH
 
Date Died: Sunday 29 April 2012
Description: Composer of film, television, and video game music.

KENNY ROBERTS
 
Date Died: Sunday 29 April 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

CHARLES PITTS
 
Date Died: Tuesday 1 May 2012
Description: Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer

DIGBY WOLFE
 
Date Died: Wednesday 2 May 2012
Description: Actor, Screenwriter, Writer, Television host, UK

FELIX WERDER
 
Date Died: Thursday 3 May 2012
Description: Composer of classical and electronic music, Australia

ADAM YAUCH
 
Date Died: Friday 4 May 2012
Description: Bass Guitarist, Vocalist

ROMAN TOTENBERG
 
Date Died: Tuesday 8 May 2012
Description: Violinist, USA

BERNARDO SASSETTI
 
Date Died: Thursday 10 May 2012
Description: Film producer, Composer film scores, Portugal

DONALD DUNN
 
Date Died: Sunday 13 May 2012
Description: Bassist, USA

CHUCK BROWN
 
Date Died: Wednesday 16 May 2012
Description: Singer, musician, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, USA

DOUG DILLARD
 
Date Died: Wednesday 16 May 2012
Description: Banist, Guitarist, USA

DONNA SUMMER
 
Date Died: Thursday 17 May 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer

PETER JONES
 
Date Died: Friday 18 May 2012
Description: Drummer, Australia

CARRIE SMITH
 
Date Died: Sunday 20 May 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

ROBIN GIBB
 
Date Died: Sunday 20 May 2012
Description: Vocalist, UK
Cause of Death: Cancer

ROGER DEE
 
Date Died: Monday 28 May 2012
Description: Vocalist, Australia

FARUQ Z. BEY
 
Date Died: Friday 1 June 2012
Description: Saxophonist, USA

FRAZIER MOHAWK
 
Date Died: Saturday 2 June 2012
Description: American record producer and sometime photographer, publicist

KATHRYN JOOSTEN
 
Date Died: Saturday 2 June 2012
Description: Actress, USA
Cause of Death: Lung cancer

RICHARD DAWSON
 
Date Died: Saturday 2 June 2012
Description: Actor, UK
Cause of Death: Esophageal cancer

ANDY HAMILTON
 
Date Died: Sunday 3 June 2012
Description: Saxophonist, Jamaica

HERB REED
 
Date Died: Monday 4 June 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

BOB WELCH
 
Date Died: Thursday 7 June 2012
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Suicide by gunshot wound to chest

FRANK CADY
 
Date Died: Friday 8 June 2012
Description: Actor, USA

ABRAM WILSON
 
Date Died: Saturday 9 June 2012
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer

ANN RUTHERFORD
 
Date Died: Monday 11 June 2012
Description: Actress, USA

GRAEME BELL
 
Date Died: Wednesday 13 June 2012
Description: Pianist, Australia

RUNE GUSTAFSSON
 
Date Died: Friday 15 June 2012
Description: Guitarist, Sweden

GERRY BRON
 
Date Died: Tuesday 19 June 2012
Description: Clarinetist, Producer and band Manager, UK

RICHARD ADLER
 
Date Died: Thursday 21 June 2012
Description: Composer of music, lyricist, USA

BRIGETTE ENGERER
 
Date Died: Saturday 23 June 2012
Description: Pianist. France

DORIS SINGLETON
 
Date Died: Tuesday 26 June 2012
Description: Actress, vocalist, USA

NORA EPHRON
 
Date Died: Tuesday 26 June 2012
Description: American filmmaker, director, producer, screenwriter, novelist, playwright, journalist, author
Cause of Death: Aged 71.

DON GRADY
 
Date Died: Wednesday 27 June 2012
Description: Actor, Composer, Musician. USA

EVELYN LEAR
 
Date Died: Sunday 1 July 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

ANDY GRIFFITH
 
Date Died: Tuesday 3 July 2012
Description: Actor, Producer, Writer, Director, Country singer,

ERIC SYKES
 
Date Died: Wednesday 4 July 2012
Description: Actor, UK

DENNIS FLEMION
 
Date Died: Saturday 7 July 2012
Description: Drums, USA

ERNEST BORGNINE
 
Date Died: Sunday 8 July 2012
Description: Actor, USA

LIONEL BATISTE
 
Date Died: Sunday 8 July 2012
Description: Singer, Drummer, USA

LOL COXIHILL
 
Date Died: Tuesday 10 July 2012
Description: Saxophonist, UK

MARIA HAWKINS ELLINGTON
 
Date Died: Tuesday 10 July 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

BRIAN PENGLASE
 
Date Died: Thursday 12 July 2012
Description: Vocalist. Australia

CELESTE HOLME
 
Date Died: Sunday 15 July 2012
Description: Actress, USA

BOB BABBITT
 
Date Died: Monday 16 July 2012
Description: Bassist, USA

ED LINCOLN
 
Date Died: Monday 16 July 2012
Description: Pianist, Bassist, Keyboardist,

JON LORD
 
Date Died: Monday 16 July 2012
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, UK

KITTY WELLS
 
Date Died: Monday 16 July 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

CHAD EVERETT
 
Date Died: Tuesday 24 July 2012
Description: Actor, USA

LARRY HOPPEN
 
Date Died: Tuesday 24 July 2012
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter. USA

SHERMAN HEMSLEY
 
Date Died: Tuesday 24 July 2012
Description: Actor, Voice Over Artist, USA

SHERMAN HENSLEY
 
Date Died: Tuesday 24 July 2012
Description: Actor, USA

MARY TAMM
 
Date Died: Thursday 26 July 2012
Description: Actress. UK
Cause of Death: Cancer

DARRYL COTTON
 
Date Died: Friday 27 July 2012
Description: Vocalist, Australia
Cause of Death: Liver cancer

TONY MARTIN
 
Date Died: Friday 27 July 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

BILL DOSS
 
Date Died: Monday 30 July 2012
Description: A co-founder of The Elephant 6 Recording Company

MARGUERITE PIAZZA
 
Date Died: Thursday 2 August 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

STUART SWANLUND
 
Date Died: Saturday 4 August 2012
Description: Bassist, USA

MARVIN HAMLISCH
 
Date Died: Monday 6 August 2012
Description: Composer, Films, USA

RUGGIERO RICCI
 
Date Died: Monday 6 August 2012
Description: Violinist, USA

CARLO CURLEY
 
Date Died: Saturday 11 August 2012
Description: Organist, USA

VON FREEMAN
 
Date Died: Saturday 11 August 2012
Description: Saxophonist, US

PHILLIS THAXTER
 
Date Died: Tuesday 14 August 2012
Description: Actress, USA

RON PALILLO
 
Date Died: Tuesday 14 August 2012
Description: Actor, USA

JIM DICKINSON
 
Date Died: Wednesday 15 August 2012
Description: Record producer, pianist, and singer

LOU MARTIN
 
Date Died: Friday 17 August 2012
Description: Pianist, Ireland

SCOTT MCKENZIE
 
Date Died: Saturday 18 August 2012
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

WILLIAM WINDOM
 
Date Died: Saturday 18 August 2012
Description: Actor, USA

TONY SCOTT
 
Date Died: Sunday 19 August 2012
Description: Film director & producer

PHYLLIS DILLER
 
Date Died: Monday 20 August 2012
Description: Actress, Comedienne, US

MAX BYGRAVES
 
Date Died: Friday 31 August 2012
Description: Comedian, singer, actor and variety performer, UK

HAL DAVID
 
Date Died: Saturday 1 September 2012
Description: Composer, Lyricist, USA

SEAN BERGIN
 
Date Died: Saturday 1 September 2012
Description: Saxophonist. South Africa

MICHAEL CLARKE DUNCAN
 
Date Died: Monday 3 September 2012
Description: Actor, USA

JOE SOUTH
 
Date Died: Wednesday 5 September 2012
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

DOROTHY MCGUIRE - SINGER
 
Date Died: Friday 7 September 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

RON TAYLOR
 
Date Died: Sunday 9 September 2012

OBO ADDY
 
Date Died: Thursday 13 September 2012
Description: Drummer, Ghanaian

WILLIAM DUCKWORTH
 
Date Died: Thursday 13 September 2012
Description: Pianist,

JAMES "SUGAR BOY" CRAWFORD
 
Date Died: Saturday 15 September 2012
Description: Singer, Songwriter, USA

INEZ ANDREWS
 
Date Died: Wednesday 19 September 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

SAM SNIDERMAN
 
Date Died: Sunday 23 September 2012
Description: Canadian record store chain

JACK KLUGMAN
 
Date Died: Monday 24 September 2012
Description: Actor, USA

ANDY WILLIAMS
 
Date Died: Tuesday 25 September 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

BILLY BARNES
 
Date Died: Tuesday 25 September 2012
Description: Composer and lyricist, USA

JOHNNY LEWIS
 
Date Died: Wednesday 26 September 2012
Description: Actor, USA

FRANK WILSON
 
Date Died: Thursday 27 September 2012
Description: Composer of song, USA

RB GREAVES
 
Date Died: Thursday 27 September 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

EDDIE BERT
 
Date Died: Friday 28 September 2012
Description: Trombonist, USA

BIG JIM SULLIVAN
 
Date Died: Tuesday 2 October 2012
Description: Guitarist, UK

KATHI MCDONALD
 
Date Died: Wednesday 3 October 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

JOHN TCHICAI
 
Date Died: Sunday 7 October 2012
Description: Saxophonist, Denmark

DAVID S. WARE
 
Date Died: Thursday 18 October 2012
Description: Saxophonist, USA

TIM ROBINSON
 
Date Died: Sunday 21 October 2012
Description: Songwriter, USA

GABRIELLE ROTH
 
Date Died: Monday 22 October 2012
Description: Dancer, USA

MICHAEL MARRA
 
Date Died: Tuesday 23 October 2012
Description: Vocalist, Scotland

NATINA REED
 
Date Died: Friday 26 October 2012
Description: Vocalist,Actree,Songwriter

MICKEY BAKER
 
Date Died: Saturday 27 October 2012
Description: Guitarist, USA

TERRY CALLIER
 
Date Died: Sunday 28 October 2012
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

GARY COLLINS
 
Date Died: Wednesday 31 October 2012
Description: Actor, USA

TED CURSON
 
Date Died: Sunday 4 November 2012
Description: Trumpeter, USA

ELLIOTT CARTER
 
Date Died: Monday 5 November 2012
Description: Composer, USA

CLIVE DUNN
 
Date Died: Tuesday 6 November 2012
Description: Actor, Author, UK

MAJOR HARRIS
 
Date Died: Friday 9 November 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

MARTIN FAY
 
Date Died: Wednesday 14 November 2012
Description: Fiddler and bones

BILLY SCOTT
 
Date Died: Saturday 17 November 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

ELIZABETH CONNELL
 
Date Died: Sunday 18 November 2012
Description: Vocalist, SA
Cause of Death: Cancer

PHILIP LEDGER
 
Date Died: Sunday 18 November 2012
Description: Music Director, Organist, UK

PETE LA ROCA
 
Date Died: Monday 19 November 2012
Description: Drummer, Timbales, USA

DEBORAH RAFFIN
 
Date Died: Wednesday 21 November 2012
Description: Actress, USA

BRYCE COURTENAY
 
Date Died: Thursday 22 November 2012
Description: Author, South African, Australian

PETER BENNET
 
Date Died: Thursday 22 November 2012
Description: Musical promoter.

LARRY HAGMAN
 
Date Died: Friday 23 November 2012
Description: Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer

DINAH SHERIDAN
 
Date Died: Sunday 25 November 2012
Description: Actress, UK

FRANCO VENTRIGLIA
 
Date Died: Wednesday 28 November 2012
Description: Vocalist, Opera singer (bass)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 
 
 
 

 
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