American musicians died at 62

Here are 23 famous musicians from United States of America died at 62:

Michael Ritchie

Michael Ritchie (November 28, 1938 Waukesha-April 16, 2001 New York City) a.k.a. Michael Brunswick Ritchie or Allen Smithee was an American film director, film producer and television director. His children are Lillian Ritchie, Steven Ritchie, Miriam Ritchie, Jessica Ritchie, Lauren Ritchie, Nelly Bly and Billy Bly.

He died as a result of prostate cancer.

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Sonny Bono

Sonny Bono (February 16, 1935 Detroit-January 5, 1998 Stateline) a.k.a. Salvatore Philip Bono, Mayor Sonny Bono, Sonny Christie, Ronny Sommers, Prince Carter, Salvatore Phillip "Sonny" Bono, Sonny or Sonny Bonno was an American record producer, politician, singer, actor, songwriter, musician and film score composer. He had five children, Chaz Bono, Christine Bono, Chesare Elan Bono, Chianna Maria Bono and Sean Bono.

His discography includes: Inner Views and Laugh at Me. Genres: Rock music and Pop music.

He died caused by skiing accident.

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Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan (November 9, 1934 Brooklyn-December 20, 1996 Seattle) a.k.a. Carl Edward Sagan, carl_sagan or Dr. Carl Sagan was an American astronomer, planetary scientist, astrobiologist, scientist, science writer, physicist, novelist, writer, professor, cosmologist, astrophysicist, screenwriter and voice actor. He had five children, Sasha Sagan, Nick Sagan, Samuel Sagan, Dorion Sagan and Jeremy Sagan.

Related albums: A Glorious Dawn.

He died caused by pneumonia.

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Charles Follen McKim

Charles Follen McKim (August 24, 1847 Chester County-September 14, 1909 St. James) also known as Charles F. McKim was an American architect.

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June Cochran

June Cochran (February 20, 1942 Indianapolis-May 21, 2004 Wisconsin) was an American nude glamour model.

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Edward Abbey

Edward Abbey (January 29, 1927 Indiana-March 14, 1989 Tucson) a.k.a. edward_abbey was an American philosopher, novelist, writer, author and environmentalist.

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Andre Dubus

Andre Dubus (August 11, 1936 Lake Charles-February 24, 1999 Haverhill) also known as Andre Dubus II or Andre Jules Dubus II was an American writer, essayist, novelist, biographer, teacher and author. He had one child, Andre Dubus.

He died caused by myocardial infarction.

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Arlene Raven

Arlene Raven (July 12, 1944 United States of America-August 1, 2006 Brooklyn) was an American writer and art critic.

She died as a result of kidney cancer.

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Ai (October 21, 1947 Albany-March 20, 2010 Stillwater) also known as Florence Anthony or Ai Ogawa was an American writer and poet.

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Gil Scott-Heron

Gil Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 Chicago-May 27, 2011 New York City) also known as Gill Scott Heron, Scott-Heron, Gil, Gil Scott, Gil Scot-Heron, Gil Scott Heron, Gilbert "Gil" Scott-Heron, Gilbert Scott-Heron or Gil Dcott-Heron was an American author, poet, songwriter, writer, singer, rapper, artist, musician, film score composer and music artist. He had five children, Gia Scott-Heron, Rumal Rackley, Raquiyah Kelly Heron, Chegianna Newton and Nia Kelly.

Discography: Ghetto Style, Glory: The Gil Scott-Heron Collection, Moving Target, Real Eyes, Reflections, Spirits, The Best of Gil Scott-Heron, The Mind of Gil Scott Heron, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised and Tales of Gil Scott-Heron. Genres he performed: Jazz-funk, Spoken word, Soul music, Jazz, Spoken Word Soul, Fusion, Folk music, Blues and Rap music.

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Lux Interior

Lux Interior (October 21, 1946 Stow-February 4, 2009 Glendale) also known as Erik Lee Purkhiser, Erick Purkhiser, Vip Vop or Raven Beauty was an American singer.

Genres he performed: Psychobilly, Garage punk, Punk blues, Horror punk, Rock and roll and Punk rock.

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August Derleth

August Derleth (February 24, 1909 Sauk City-July 4, 1971 Sauk City) also known as August W. Derleth, August William Derleth or Stephen Grendon was an American writer and novelist.

He died caused by myocardial infarction.

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Dwight L. Moody

Dwight L. Moody (February 5, 1837 Northfield-December 22, 1899 Northfield) also known as Dwight Lyman Moody, D. L. Moody, D. L Moody or Dwight Moody was an American writer, evangelist, pastor and preacher. His children are Paul Dwight Moody and William Revell Moody.

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James G. Blaine

James G. Blaine (January 31, 1830 West Brownsville-January 27, 1893 Washington, D.C.) also known as James Blaine was an American lawyer and politician. He had two children, Emmons Blaine and Walker Blaine.

He died caused by myocardial infarction.

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John Hanson

John Hanson (April 14, 1721 Port Tobacco Village-November 15, 1783 Prince George's County) was an American politician.

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Leonard Bloomfield

Leonard Bloomfield (April 1, 1887 Chicago-April 18, 1949 New Haven) was an American scientist.

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L. Frank Baum

L. Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 Chittenango-May 6, 1919 Hollywood) otherwise known as Lyman Frank Baum, L Frank Baum, Edith Van Dyke, Frank Baum, Baum, Lyman Frank, Suzanne Metcalf, John Estes Cooke, Captain Hugh Fitzgerald, Laura Bancroft, Floyd Akers, George Brooks, Schuyler Staunton, Louis F. Baum, Edith Van Dyne or Capt. Hugh Fitzgerald was an American journalist, film producer, screenwriter, actor, author, novelist and newspaper editor. He had four children, Robert Stanton Baum, Kenneth Gage Baum, Frank Joslyn Baum and Harry Neal Baum.

He died caused by stroke.

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Robert Noyce

Robert Noyce (December 12, 1927 Burlington-June 3, 1990 Austin) was an American inventor, physicist and businessperson.

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Richard Smalley

Richard Smalley (June 6, 1943 Akron-October 28, 2005 Houston) also known as Richard Errett Smalley was an American scientist, chemist and professor.

He died as a result of b-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

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Thomas Nast

Thomas Nast (September 27, 1840 Landau-December 7, 1902 Guayaquil) was an American artist, illustrator, cartoonist and visual artist.

He died in yellow fever.

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Alfred Kinsey

Alfred Kinsey (June 23, 1894 Hoboken-August 25, 1956 Bloomington) was an American psychologist, scientist, professor, researcher and biologist.

He died caused by pneumonia.

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J. Robert Oppenheimer

J. Robert Oppenheimer (April 22, 1904 New York City-February 18, 1967 Princeton) a.k.a. J. Robert Oppenheimer, Father of the Atomic Bomb, Julius Robert Oppenheimer or Robert Oppenheimer was an American physicist, scientist and theoretical physicist. His children are called Peter Oppenheimer and Katherine Oppenheimer.

He died caused by laryngeal cancer.

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Leigh Brackett

Leigh Brackett (December 7, 1915 Los Angeles-March 17, 1978 Lancaster) also known as George Sanders or Leigh Douglass Brackett was an American novelist, screenwriter, author and writer.

She died caused by cancer.

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