American music stars died in Breast cancer

Here are 42 famous musicians from United States of America died in Breast cancer:

Kathy Acker

Kathy Acker (April 18, 1947 Manhattan-November 30, 1997 Tijuana) also known as Karen Lehmann, Acker, Kathy or Black Tarantula was an American writer, novelist, poet, playwright, essayist and actor.

Her most important albums: Redoing Childhood and Pussy, King of the Pirates.

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Judi Bari

Judi Bari (November 7, 1949 Silver Spring-March 2, 1997 California) was an American environmentalist and activist. Her child is called Lisa Sweeney.

Discography: Who Bombed Judi Bari?.

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Bette Davis

Bette Davis (April 5, 1908 Lowell-October 6, 1989 Neuilly-sur-Seine) otherwise known as Ruth Elizabeth Davis, The First Lady of Film, The Fifth Warner Brother, Miss Bette Davis, Betty, Betty Davis, Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis, The First Lady of the American Screen, Ruth Davis or Fred was an American actor. She had three children, B. D. Hyman, Michael Merrill and Margot Merrill.

Her albums: Miss Bette Davis.

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Hattie McDaniel

Hattie McDaniel (June 10, 1895 Wichita-October 26, 1952 Woodland Hills) also known as Hi-Hat Hattie, Mamie, The Colored Sophie Tucker or Hattie McDaniels was an American actor, singer-songwriter, comedian, dancer and presenter.

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Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell (June 4, 1907 Waterbury-November 28, 1976 Beverly Hills) also known as Rosalind Russell Brisson, C.A. McKnight, Roz or Catherine Rosalind Russell was an American singer, actor, screenwriter and model. Her child is Lance Brisson.

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Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde (February 18, 1934 Harlem-November 17, 1992 Christiansted) also known as Audrey Geraldine Lorde, Gamba Adisa or Lorde, Audre was an American writer, novelist, librarian, poet, activist and essayist. She had two children, Jonathon Rollins and Elizabeth Lorde-Rollins.

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Minnie Riperton

Minnie Riperton (November 8, 1947 Chicago-July 12, 1979 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Minne Riperton, Minnie Ripperton, Minne Ripperton, Minnie Julia Riperton, M. Riperton, Andrea Davis or Minnie Julia Riperton Rudolph was an American singer and songwriter. She had two children, Maya Rudolph and Marc Rudolph.

Her albums include The Best of Minnie Riperton, Capitol Gold: The Best of Minnie Riperton, Her Chess Years (feat. The Gems & Rotary Connection), Les Fleur, Perfect Angel / Adventures in Paradise, Petals: The Minnie Riperton Collection, Stay in Love / Minnie, Free Soul: The Classics of Minnie Riperton, Only When I'm Dreaming and The Best of Minnie Riperton: Anthology. Genres: Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Pop music and Jazz.

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Charlotte Moorman

Charlotte Moorman (November 18, 1933 Little Rock-November 8, 1991 New York City) was an American composer, artist, musician and music artist.

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Vivian Vance

Vivian Vance (July 26, 1909 Cherryvale-August 17, 1979 Belvedere) otherwise known as Vivian Roberta Jones, vivian_vance or Viv was an American singer and actor.

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Molly Ivins

Molly Ivins (August 30, 1944 Monterey-January 31, 2007 Austin) also known as Molly Ivens or Mary Tyler Ivins was an American writer and journalist.

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Margaret Walker

Margaret Walker (July 6, 1915 Birmingham-November 30, 1998 Chicago) otherwise known as Margaret Abigail Walker Alexander was an American writer and novelist.

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Anna Moffo

Anna Moffo (June 27, 1932 Wayne-March 9, 2006 New York City) also known as Moffo, Anna was an American actor, television presenter and opera singer.

Her albums include Madama Butterfly - Disc 2, Rome Opera House 1957, Arias from: Faust, La bohème, Dinorah, Carmen, Semiramide, Turandot, Lakmé, The Dream Duet, The Great Moments from Die Fledermaus, , La Traviata, One Night of Love and A Verdi Collaboration. Genres she performed include Opera and Show tune.

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Gloria Grahame

Gloria Grahame (November 28, 1923 Los Angeles-October 5, 1981 New York City) a.k.a. Gloria Hallward, Gloria H. Grahame or Gloria Grahame Hallward was an American actor. She had four children, Anthony Ray Jr., James Ray, Marianna Paulette Howard and Timothy Ray.

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Marcia Strassman

Marcia Strassman (April 28, 1948 New York City-October 25, 2014) otherwise known as Marcia A. Strassman was an American actor, singer, activist and model. Her child is called Elizabeth Collector.

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Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer (October 6, 1917 Montgomery County-March 14, 1977 Mound Bayou) a.k.a. Fannie Lou Townsend or Hamer, Fannie Lou was an American politician.

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Skeeter Davis

Skeeter Davis (December 30, 1931 Dry Ridge-September 19, 2004 Nashville) otherwise known as Skeeter Davies, Mary Frances Penick or Davis, Skeeter was an American singer and songwriter.

Her albums: Gold, RCA Country Hall of Fame, She Sings, They Play (feat. NRBQ), The Best of Skeeter Davis, The Essential Skeeter Davis, The Pop Hits Collection, The Ultimate Collection, The End of the World, Here's the Answer and I'll Sing You a Song and Harmonize Too. Genres she performed: Nashville sound, Pop music and Country.

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Mary Wickes

Mary Wickes (June 13, 1910 St. Louis-October 22, 1995 Los Angeles) also known as Mary Isabelle Wickenhauser, Mary Wicks or Mary Isabella Wickenhauser was an American actor and voice actor.

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Carolyn Franklin

Carolyn Franklin (May 13, 1944 Memphis-April 25, 1988 Bloomfield Township) also known as Franklin, Carolyn or Carolyn Ann Franklin was an American singer and songwriter.

Her albums include Sister Soul: The Best of the RCA Years 1969-1976 and If You Want Me. Genres she performed include Jazz, Pop music, Rhythm and blues and Gospel music.

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Doris Coley

Doris Coley (August 2, 1941 Goldsboro-February 4, 2000) also known as Doris Kenner Jackson, Doris Coley Kenner, Doris Kenner-Jackson, Doris Kenner or Coley, Doris was an American singer.

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May Sarton

May Sarton (May 3, 1912 Wondelgem-July 16, 1995 York) also known as Eleanore Marie Sarton or Sarton, May was an American writer, poet and novelist.

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Alaina Reed Hall

Alaina Reed Hall (November 10, 1946 Springfield-December 17, 2009 Santa Monica) a.k.a. Alaina Reed-Amini, Alaina Reed, Tiny, Alaina Reed Hall-Tamini, Alaina Reed-Hall or Bernice Ruth Reed was an American actor.

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Wendy Wild

Wendy Wild (August 31, 1956 United States of America-February 11, 1996) was an American singer.

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Shirley Horn

Shirley Horn (May 1, 1934 Washington, D.C.-October 20, 2005 Maryland) also known as Horn, Shirley or Shirley Horm was an American singer, jazz pianist and musician.

Her albums include Loads of Love / Shirley Horn With Horns, The Main Ingredient, I Remember Miles, May the Music Never End, Softly, The Garden of the Blues, But Beautiful: The Best of Shirley Horn, Here's to Life, I Thought About You: Live at Vine Street and Loving You. Genres she performed: Jazz and Blues.

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Soraya (March 11, 1969 Point Pleasant-May 10, 2006 Miami) also known as Soraya Raquel Lamilla Cuevas was an American singer, singer-songwriter, record producer and guitarist.

Her most important albums: On Nights Like This, Torre de Marfil, Cuerpo y Alma, El Otro Lado de Mí, Soraya, Wall of Smiles, Herencia, 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Soraya, Gold and . Her related genres: Latin pop, World music, Folk music, Pop rock and Alternative rock.

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Helen Kane

Helen Kane (August 4, 1904 The Bronx-September 26, 1966 Jackson Heights) a.k.a. Helen Schroeder or Helen Clare Schroeder was an American singer and actor.

Her albums: 1928 -1930 and I Wanna Be Loved by You / Is There Anything Wrong in That?.

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Judy Holliday

Judy Holliday (June 21, 1921 New York City-June 7, 1965 New York City) a.k.a. Judith Tuvim was an American singer, actor, musician and comedian. She had one child, Jonathan Oppenheim.

Related albums: Trouble Is a Man, Holliday With Mulligan and Bells Are Ringing (1956 original Broadway cast).

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Irene Kral

Irene Kral (January 18, 1932 Chicago-August 15, 1978 Encino) also known as Irene Krall or Kral, Irene was an American singer.

Her discography includes: You Are There, Just Jazz: Live, Kral Space, The Band and I, Just for Now, Lady of Lavender, Better Than Anything and Where Is Love?.

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Blanche Calloway

Blanche Calloway (February 9, 1902 Baltimore-December 16, 1978 Baltimore) a.k.a. Calloway, Blanche or Blanche Dorothea Jones Calloway was an American singer, bandleader, radio broadcaster and composer.

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Phyllis Nelson

Phyllis Nelson (October 3, 1950 Indiana-January 12, 1998 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Phillis Nelson, Phylllis Nelson, Phylis Nelson or Phyliss Nelson was an American singer.

Her albums include The Best Of, Move Closer and I Don't Know. Genres she performed: Rhythm and blues, Disco, Dance music, Contemporary R&B and Electronic dance music.

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Syreeta Wright

Syreeta Wright (August 3, 1946 Pittsburgh-July 6, 2004 Los Angeles) also known as Syreeta, Rita Wright or Wright, Rita was an American singer, musician and singer-songwriter. Her children are Jamal Robertson, Hodari Robertson, Takiyah Muhammad and Harmoni Muhammad.

Her discography includes: Stevie Wonder Presents Syreeta, The Essential Syreeta, One to One, Rich Love, Poor Love, Syreeta, Set My Love in Motion, Your Kiss Is Sweet, Syreeta, I Can't Give You Back the Love I Feel for You and Can't Shake Your Love. Genres: Soul music, Rhythm and blues and Smooth soul.

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Lhasa de Sela

Lhasa de Sela (September 27, 1972 Big Indian, New York-January 1, 2010 Montreal) also known as Lhasa De Sela, Lhasa De Selha or Lhasa was an American singer-songwriter.

Her albums: The Living Road, La Llorona, Lhasa and Rising. Genres she performed: World music, Folk music and Alternative rock.

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Linda McCartney

Linda McCartney (September 24, 1941 New York City-April 17, 1998 Tucson) a.k.a. Linda Louise Eastman, Lady Linda Louise McCartney, Linda Eastman, Linda Louise McCartney, Lady McCartney, Lady Linda McCartney, Eastman, Wings, Linda Eastman McCartney, Lady McCartney Eastman, Lady Eastman, Linda Louise, Lady McCartney or Linda Louise was an American photographer, musician, keyboard player, singer, film score composer, film producer, actor, entrepreneur and composer. She had four children, James McCartney, Stella McCartney, Mary McCartney and Heather McCartney.

Discography: Wide Prairie and Ram.

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Odia Coates

Odia Coates (November 13, 1941 Vicksburg-May 19, 1991 Oakland Medical Center) was an American singer.

Genres she performed include Christian music.

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Rachel Bissex

Rachel Bissex (December 27, 1956 Boston-February 20, 2005) also known as Bissex, Rachel was an American singer.

Her albums include I Used to Be Nice, In White Light and Don't Look Down.

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Screechy Peach

Screechy Peach (July 6, 1959 DeSoto-April 1, 2007 Decatur) was an American singer and songwriter.

Genres she performed include Funk, Rock music, Rhythm and blues and Hip hop music.

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Norma Crane

Norma Crane (November 10, 1928 New York City-September 28, 1973 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Norma Anna Bella Zuckerman or Crane, Norma was an American actor.

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Sandra "Puma" Jones

Sandra "Puma" Jones (October 5, 1953 Columbia-January 28, 1990) also known as Jones, Sandra "Puma", Puma Jones or Sandra Jones was an American singer.

Genres she performed include Reggae.

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Nina Simone

Nina Simone (February 21, 1933 Tryon-April 21, 2003 Carry-le-Rouet) also known as Simone, Nina or Eunice Kathleen Waymon was an American singer, jazz pianist, pianist and songwriter. She had one child, Simone.

Her albums include Folksy Nina, Midnite Jazz & Blues: I Loves You Porgy, Midnite Jazz & Blues Collection: My Baby Just Cares for Me, My Baby Cat, Nina Simone, Silk & Soul, The Diva Series, Dejavu Retro Gold Collection, Nina Simone With Strings and 'Nuff Said!. Genres she performed: Jazz, Blues, Folk music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music and Gospel music.

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Kvitka Cisyk

Kvitka Cisyk (April 4, 1953 Queens-March 29, 1998 Manhattan) also known as Cassie Cisyk, Kasey Cisyk, Цісик, Квітка or Kvitka Cisyk Rakowicz was an American singer. Her child is called Edward W. Rakowicz.

Her albums: Two Colors, Songs of Ukraine, The One And Only, You Light Up My Life and A Woman In Love / Come To Me. Genres she performed include Ukrainian folk music and Folk music.

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Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (March 1, 1954 San Francisco-July 3, 2006 Santa Fe) otherwise known as Lieberson, Lorraine Hunt was an American singer and opera singer.

Discography: Neruda Songs, Handel Arias, Brahms 8 Lieder Op. 57 & Schumann Frauenliebe, , Cantatas, BWV 82 and 199 (The Orchestra of Emmanuel Music, feat. conductor: Craig Smith, mezzo-soprano: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson), Arias for Durastanti and The Notebook of Anna Magdalena Bach.

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Linda Creed

Linda Creed (December 6, 1948 Philadelphia-April 10, 1986 Ambler) also known as Creed, Linda or Linda Epstein was an American singer and songwriter.

Genres: Pop music, Soul music and Rhythm and blues.

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Marcia Wallace

Marcia Wallace (November 1, 1942 Creston-October 25, 2013 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Macabre Marcia Wallace, Marsha Wallace, Macabre Wallace or Marcia Karen Wallace was an American actor, comedian, voice actor and performer. Her child is Michael Hawley.

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