American musicians died at 80

Here are 21 famous musicians from United States of America died at 80:

Herb Caen

Herb Caen (April 3, 1916 Sacramento-February 1, 1997 San Francisco) also known as King of Three-Dot Journalism, Mr. San Francisco or Herbert Eugene Caen was an American journalist.

He died as a result of lung cancer.

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Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein (July 7, 1907 Butler-May 8, 1988 Carmel-by-the-Sea) otherwise known as Robert Heinlein, Robert Anson Heinlein, Robert A. HeinLein, Robert A Heinlein, R.A. Heinlein, Heinlein, Robert A., Anson MacDonald, Lyle Monroe, John Riverside, Caleb Saunders or Simon York was an American writer, politician, science writer, novelist, author, inventor, screenwriter and essayist.

His albums include The Moon is a Harsh Mistress (disc 1), and .

He died in cardiovascular disease.

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Henry Hartsfield

Henry Hartsfield (November 21, 1933 Birmingham-July 17, 2014) was an American astronaut.

He died as a result of surgical complications.

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Melvil Dewey

Melvil Dewey (December 10, 1851 Adams Center-December 26, 1931 Lake Placid) otherwise known as Melville Dewey, Melvil Dui or Melville Louis Kossuth Dewey was an American librarian. His child is Godfrey Dewey.

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Lewis Thomas

Lewis Thomas (November 25, 1913 Flushing-December 3, 1993 Manhattan) otherwise known as Dr. Lewis Thomas was an American science writer, physician, poet, essayist, etymologist, educator and researcher.

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Wilfrid Sheed

Wilfrid Sheed (December 27, 1930 London-January 19, 2011 Great Barrington) also known as Wilfrid John Joseph Sheed was an American novelist and essayist.

He died as a result of pyelonephritis.

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William Winter

William Winter (July 15, 1836 Gloucester-June 30, 1917) was an American personality.

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Logan Pearsall Smith

Logan Pearsall Smith (October 18, 1865 Millville-March 2, 1946) was an American writer.

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Jonas Salk

Jonas Salk (October 28, 1914 New York City-June 23, 1995 La Jolla) also known as Dr. Jonas Salk, Jonas E. Salk or Jonas Edward Salk was an American physician, scientist, virologist and medical researcher.

He died in heart failure.

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John A. Widtsoe

John A. Widtsoe (January 31, 1872 Froyen, Norway-November 29, 1952 Salt Lake City) also known as John Widtsoe or John A Widtsoe was an American writer.

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Luckey Roberts

Luckey Roberts (August 7, 1887 Philadelphia-February 5, 1968 New York City) also known as Charles Luckeyeth Roberts was an American jazz musician, jazz pianist, musician and composer.

Related albums: Luckey & the Lion: Harlem Piano. Genres: Jazz, Stride, Blues and Ragtime.

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Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock (August 13, 1899 Leytonstone-April 29, 1980 Bel-Air) a.k.a. Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, Hitch, The Master of Suspense, Sir Alfred Hitchcock, Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, Mr. Alfred Hitchcock, Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE or A. Hitchcock was an American film director, actor, film producer, screenwriter, television director, television producer, film art director, film editor and writer. His child is called Pat Hitchcock.

Related albums: Ghost Stories for Young People.

He died caused by renal failure.

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Burt Lancaster

Burt Lancaster (November 2, 1913 Manhattan-October 20, 1994 Century City) also known as Burton Stephen Lancaster, Lancaster, Mr Muscles and Teeth or The Grin was an American actor, film producer, film director, circus performer, salesman, soldier and voice actor. He had five children, Bill Lancaster, Sighle Lancaster, Susan Lancaster, Joanna Lancaster and Jimmy Lancaster.

He died as a result of myocardial infarction.

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Brownie McGhee

Brownie McGhee (November 30, 1915 Knoxville-February 16, 1996 Oakland) also known as Walter "Brownie" McGhee, Walter Brown McGhee, Walter McGhee, Walter Brown ("Brownie") McGhee, Blind Boy Fuller No. 2. or Brownie McGee was an American singer, musician, actor and film score composer.

His most recognized albums: The Complete Brownie McGhee, The Folkways Years, 1945-1959, Back Home Blues, Down South Summit Meeting, Charly Blues Masterworks, Volume 33: Coffee House Blues, , Facts Of Life, I Couldn't Believe My Eyes Plus..., Traditional Blues sung by Brownie McGhee Vol 1 and Blues Hoot Live Recording at 'The Ash Grove'. Genres related to him: Country blues, Piedmont blues, East Coast blues and Roots revival.

He died as a result of stomach cancer.

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Kelly Johnson

Kelly Johnson (February 27, 1910 Ishpeming-December 21, 1990 Los Angeles) also known as Clarence Leonard "Kelly" Johnson or Clarence Leonard Johnson was an American engineer and aerospace engineer.

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John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams (July 11, 1767 Braintree-February 23, 1848 Washington, D.C.) was an American lawyer, politician, diplomat and attorney at law. He had four children, Charles Francis Adams, Sr., George Washington Adams, Louisa Catherine Adams and John Adams II.

He died in cerebral hemorrhage.

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Mack Sennett

Mack Sennett (January 17, 1880 Danville-November 5, 1960 Woodland Hills) also known as Michael Sinnott, Mack Sennet, Mr. Mack Sennett, Mikall Sinnott, Walter Terry or The King of Comedy was an American comedian, actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, presenter, composer, cinematographer, film score composer, dancer, set designer, clown, singer and writer.

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Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando (April 3, 1924 Omaha-July 1, 2004 Westwood) otherwise known as Marlon Brando, Jr., Bud, Mr. Mumbles or Marlon Brando Jr. was an American actor. He had 15 children, Christian Brando, Cheyenne Brando, Stephen Blackehart, Maimiti Brando, Ninna Priscilla Brando, Timothy Gahan Brando, Rebecca Brando, Myles Jonathan Brando, Dylan Brando, Simon Teihotu Brando, Miko Castaneda Brando, Raiatua Brando, Angelique Brando, Michael Gilman and Petra Brando-Corval.

He died in respiratory failure.

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Mance Lipscomb

Mance Lipscomb (April 9, 1895 Navasota-January 30, 1976 Navasota) also known as Mance Liscomb or Beau De Glen Lipscomb was an American singer, musician and guitarist.

His most well known albums: Texas Songsters, Volume 5: Texas Country Blues, The Blues Collection 85: Songster, Texas Songster, Volume 2, Texas Songster, Texas Sharecropper and Songster, Mance Lipscomb, Volume 4, Mance Lipscomb, Volume 6, Mance Lipscomb, Volume 5, Mance Lipscomb, Volume 3: Texas Songster in a Live Performance and Trouble in Mind. Genres he performed: Blues and Folk music.

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Samuel Morse

Samuel Morse (April 27, 1791 Charlestown, Boston-April 2, 1872 New York City) also known as Samuel Finley Breese Morse or Samuel F. B. Morse was an American inventor, artist, painter and visual artist. His children are called Susan Morse, Charles Morse, James Morse, Samuel Morse, Cornelia Morse, William Morse and Edward Morse.

He died caused by pneumonia.

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Otto Preminger

Otto Preminger (December 5, 1905 Vyzhnytsia-April 23, 1986 New York City) also known as Otto Ludwig Preminger or Otto the Ogre was an American film director, actor, film producer and theatre director. He had three children, Erik Lee Preminger, Victoria Preminger and Mark Preminger.

He died caused by alzheimer's disease.

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