American music stars died in Leukemia

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America died in Leukemia:

Spiro Agnew

Spiro Agnew (November 9, 1918 Towson-September 17, 1996 Berlin) a.k.a. Vice President Spiro Agnew, Spiro Theodore Agnew or Ted was an American lawyer and politician. He had four children, Pamela Lee Agnew, James Rand Agnew, Susan Scott Agnew and Elinor Kimberly Agnew.

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Fred MacMurray

Fred MacMurray (August 30, 1908 Kankakee-November 5, 1991 Santa Monica) a.k.a. Fredrick Martin MacMurray, Frederick Martin MacMurray, Bud, Fred Mac Murray, Frederick Martin "Fred" MacMurray, Fred McMurray or McMurray, Fred was an American actor and musician. He had four children, Robert MacMurray, Susan MacMurray, Katherine Macmurray and Laurie MacMurray.

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Etta James

Etta James (January 25, 1938 Los Angeles-January 20, 2012 Riverside) also known as Jamesetta Hawkins, Eita James, Miss Peaches or The Matriarch of R&B was an American musician, singer-songwriter and singer. She had two children, Sametto James and Donto James.

Her albums: Tell Mama, The Essential Etta James, The Genuine Article: The Best of Etta James, 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Etta James, Burnin' Down the House, Hickory Dickory Dock, How Strong Is a Woman: The Island Sessions, I'd Rather Go Blind, Live From San Francisco and Love Songs. Genres she performed: Jazz, Blues, Soul music, Rhythm and blues, Rock music, Gospel music and Rock and roll.

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Eddy Duchin

Eddy Duchin (April 10, 1910 Cambridge-February 9, 1951 New York City) also known as Eddie Duchin or Duchin, Eddy was an American pianist, bandleader and actor. His child is Peter Duchin.

His albums: Best of The Big Bands and Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra. Genres: Jazz.

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Jill Clayburgh

Jill Clayburgh (April 30, 1944 New York City-November 5, 2010 Lakeville) was an American actor. She had two children, Lily Rabe and Michael Rabe.

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Wesley Willis

Wesley Willis (May 31, 1963 Chicago-August 21, 2003 Skokie) a.k.a. Wesley Lawrence Willis was an American singer, musician, artist, singer-songwriter and visual artist.

His albums include Greatest Hits, Delilah's, Dr. Wax, Drag Disharmony Hell Ride, Rock Power, Wesley Willis, Daren Hacker, Fabian Road Warrior, Feel the Power and Mr. Magoo Goes to Jail, Volume 3. Genres he performed: Electronica, Spoken word, Punk rock, Lo-fi music, Outsider music, Electronic music and Alternative rock.

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George Duke

George Duke (January 12, 1946 San Rafael-August 5, 2013 Los Angeles) also known as Duke George, Duke, George or George M. Duke was an American keyboard player, keytarist, jazz pianist, composer, teacher, musician, record producer, pianist, music director, music arranger and singer.

His albums include Faces in Reflection, Dream On, Guardian of the Light, Illusions, Is Love Enough?, A Brazilian Love Affair, COOL, Don't Let Go, Duke and Face the Music. Genres he performed include Jazz fusion, Funk, Alternative rock, Rock and roll, Rhythm and blues, Sophisti-pop, Crossover jazz, Smooth jazz and Post-disco.

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Louis B. Mayer

Louis B. Mayer (July 12, 1884 Minsk-October 29, 1957 Los Angeles) also known as Louis Mayer, Ezemiel Mayer, L.B., Lazar Mayer, Lazar Meir, Louis Burt Mayer or The old gray Mayer was an American film producer. He had two children, Irene Mayer Selznick and Edith Mayer.

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Leonard Rose

Leonard Rose (July 27, 1918 Washington, D.C.-November 16, 1984 White Plains) a.k.a. Rose, Leonard was an American , .

His most well known albums: The Complete Piano Trios, Violin Sonatas / Cello Sonatas, Trio No. 2, Op. 100, Sonatas, BWV 1014 - 1017, Trio pour piano No. 1 (Stern, Rose, Istomin), Violin Concerto / Cello Concerto, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra / Concerto for Violin, Violoncello and Orchestra, Piano Trio Op. 70 No. 1 "Ghost", Piano Trio Op. 97 "Archduke", The Royal Edition, Volume 71: Schubert: Symphony no. 5 / Schumann: Cello Concerto and Symphony no. 9 "From the New World" / Carnival Overture / Cello Concerto.

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Floyd Red Crow Westerman

Floyd Red Crow Westerman (August 17, 1936 Lake Traverse Indian Reservation-December 13, 2007 Los Angeles) also known as Floyd Westerman, Westerman, Floyd Red Crow, Kanghi Duta, Floyd Crow Westerman, Floyd Redcrow Westerman, Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman, Pop Wharton, Floyd Kanghi Duta Westerman, Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman or Red Crow was an American artist, musician, actor, social activist, singer, songwriter, advocate, voice actor and music artist.

His albums include Custer Died for Your Sins / The Land Is Your Mother.

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Ernestine Schumann-Heink

Ernestine Schumann-Heink (June 15, 1861 LibeĊˆ-November 17, 1936 Hollywood) also known as Schumann-Heink, Ernestine, Ernestine Roessler, Ernestine Schumann or Schumann, Ernestine was an American singer and actor. Her children are called Ferdinand Schumann-Heink, George Washington Schumann, August Heink, Walter Schumann and Henry Heink.

Her albums: Danny Boy.

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Sterling Allen Brown

Sterling Allen Brown (May 1, 1901 Washington, D.C.-January 13, 1989 Takoma Park) also known as Sterling A. Brown or Sterling Brown was an American writer and professor.

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Michael Brecker

Michael Brecker (March 29, 1949 Cheltenham-January 13, 2007 New York City) a.k.a. Brecker, Michael was an American composer and musician.

Related albums: Michael Brecker, Now You See It... (Now You Don't), Grey, Time Is of the Essence, Don't Try This at Home, Pilgrimage, Two Blocks From the Edge, Wide Angles, Directions in Music: Live at Massey Hall and Nearness of You: The Ballad Book. Genres: Funk, Jazz, Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz fusion and Post-bop.

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Arthur Kane

Arthur Kane (February 3, 1949 The Bronx-July 13, 2004 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Kane, Arthur was an American bassist.

Genres he performed include Punk rock, Glam rock, Rock and roll and Glam punk.

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Herbie Nichols

Herbie Nichols (January 3, 1919 New York City-April 12, 1963 New York City) was an American jazz pianist.

His albums include The Complete Blue Note Recordings, Love, Gloom, Cash, Love, Herbie Nichols Trio, The Prophetic Herbie Nichols Vol. 2 and The Prophetic Herbie Nichols Vol. 1.

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George Liberace

George Liberace (July 31, 1911 Menasha-October 16, 1983 Las Vegas) was an American actor and musician.

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Galway Kinnell

Galway Kinnell (February 1, 1927 Providence-October 28, 2014) also known as Kinnell, Galway was an American writer, poet, author and novelist.

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Arthur Lee

Arthur Lee (March 7, 1945 Memphis-August 3, 2006 Memphis) also known as Arthur Taylor Porter or Lee, Arthur was an American singer, musician, record producer and songwriter.

Discography: Best of Both Worlds, Live in Liverpool 1992, Vindicator, Arthur Lee and Five String Serenade. Genres he performed: Psychedelic rock and Folk rock.

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Peter Bergman

Peter Bergman (November 29, 1939 Cleveland-March 9, 2012 Santa Monica) also known as The Firesign Theatre, Peter Paul Bergman, member of The Firesign Theatre or The Firesign Theater was an American actor, screenwriter, comedian and writer. His child is called Lily Oscar Bergman.

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Mary Travers

Mary Travers (November 9, 1936 Louisville-September 16, 2009 Danbury) also known as Mary Ellin Travers, Travers, Mary, Peter Paul and Mary or Mary was an American singer-songwriter. She had two children, Alicia Travers and Erika Marshall.

Her albums: Mary, It's In Every One of Us and Circles. Her related genres: Folk music and Pop music.

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Gower Champion

Gower Champion (June 22, 1919 Geneva-August 25, 1980 New York City) a.k.a. Gower Carlyle Champion, Marge and Gower Champion or Gower was an American actor, television director, dancer, choreographer and theatre director. He had two children, Gregg Champion and Blake Champion.

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Don Durant

Don Durant (November 20, 1932 Long Beach-March 15, 2005 Monarch Beach) also known as Donald Allison Durae was an American singer and actor.

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Smiley Burnette

Smiley Burnette (March 18, 1911 Summum, Illinois-February 16, 1967 Encino) also known as Lester Alvin Burnett, Lester 'Smiley' Burnette, George 'Smiley' Burnette, Lester 'Smiley' Burnett, Ole Frog, Lester Alvin Burnette, 'Smiley' Burnette or Lester A. Burnett was an American actor, inventor, musician, singer-songwriter, restaurateur, composer and comedian. He had four children, Carolyn Burnette, Brian Burnette, Linda Burnette and Steven Burnett.

Genres he performed: Country.

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James E. Myers

James E. Myers (October 26, 1919 United States of America-May 10, 2001 Bonita Springs) a.k.a. James Myers, Jimmy De Knight or Jimmy DeKnight was an American actor, songwriter and film producer.

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Daniel Pinkham

Daniel Pinkham (July 5, 1923 Lynn-December 18, 2006 Natick) was an American organist and composer.

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Rich Cronin

Rich Cronin (August 30, 1974 West Roxbury-September 8, 2010 Boston) a.k.a. Richard Burton Cronin was an American singer and songwriter.

Discography: Billion Dollar Sound. Genres: Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Contemporary R&B and Hip hop music.

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Smilin' Jack Smith

Smilin' Jack Smith (November 16, 1913 Seattle-July 3, 2006 Westlake Village) a.k.a. Jack Ward Smith, The Man With the Smile in His Voice, "Smilin'" Jack Smith, Jack Smith or Smith, Jack was an American actor, singer, radio personality and presenter.

Discography: Dreamweapon I.

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Ed Cobb

Ed Cobb (February 25, 1938-September 19, 1999 Honolulu) a.k.a. Ed Cobb was an American record producer, songwriter and singer.

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Roger Bennett

Roger Bennett (March 10, 1959 Strawberry-March 17, 2007 Houston) was an American , .

Genres: Southern gospel.

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Gene Krupa

Gene Krupa (January 15, 1909 Chicago-October 16, 1973 Yonkers) otherwise known as Eugene Bertram Krupa, Krupa, Gene, Gene Krupa His Drums and His Band, Gene Krupa and His Band, The Gene Krupa Quartet, The Gene Krupa Trio or Eugene Bertram "Gene" Krupa was an American bandleader, drummer, composer and actor. He had two children, Mary Grace Krupa and Michael Krupa.

His albums: Dejavu Retro Gold Collection (disc 2), Drums Drums Drums, Gene Krupa Plays Gerry Mulligan Arrangements, Giants of the Big Band Era, Drummin' Man, Gene Krupa Live at the New School, Jazz Masters: Gene Krupa, That Drummer's Band, The Gene Krupa Story and The Instrumental Mr. Krupa. Genres he performed: Swing music, Dixieland, Big Band and Jazz.

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Georgia Gibbs

Georgia Gibbs (August 17, 1919 Worcester-December 9, 2006 New York City) also known as Georgie Gibbs, Frieda Lipschitz or Gibbs, Georgia was an American singer.

Her most important albums: The Best of Georgia Gibbs - the Mercury Years, Rock, Rock, Rock, Girl Singer and Forever Georgia Gibbs.

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Sheb Wooley

Sheb Wooley (April 10, 1921 Erick-September 16, 2003 Nashville) also known as Ben Colder, Shelby F. Wooley, Shelby F. "Sheb" Wooley, Shelby Wooley or WOOLEY SHEB was an American singer, actor and singer-songwriter. He had two children, Christie Wooley and Shauna Wooley.

His albums: 22 Greatest Hits Of Sheb Wooley Or Do You Say Ben Colder, The Purple People Eater, Wild And Wooley, Big Unruly Me, That's My Pa, Wild Again, Shakey Breaky Car, The Purple People Eater / I Can't Believe You're Mine, Rawhide/How the West Was Won and Big Ben Strikes Again. Genres related to him: Country and Pop music.

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Randy Vanwarmer

Randy Vanwarmer (March 30, 1955 Indian Hills-January 12, 2004) a.k.a. Randy VanWarmer, Randy Van Warmer or VanWarmer, Randy was an American songwriter, singer, guitarist and musician.

His discography includes: Just When I Needed You Most, Warmer, Third Child, The Vital Spark, Warmer / Terraform and Beat Of Love. Genres he performed include Rock music, Pop music and Soft rock.

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Jimmy Rushing

Jimmy Rushing (August 26, 1901 Oklahoma City-June 8, 1972 New York City) also known as Rushing, Jimmy or James Andrew Rushing was an American singer.

His albums include The You and Me That Used to Be, Every Day I Have the Blues, Five Feet of Soul, The Essential Jimmy Rushing, 1938-1945, Brubeck & Rushing, Blues and Things and Rushing Lullabies. Genres: Blues and Jazz.

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Steve Goodman

Steve Goodman (July 25, 1948 Chicago-September 20, 1984 Seattle) a.k.a. Steven Benjamin Goodman or Goodman, Steve was an American singer, singer-songwriter, musician, songwriter and composer.

His most important albums: High and Outside, Live at the Earl of Old Town, Steve Goodman, Unfinished Business, Jessie's Jig & Other Favorites, The Best of the Asylum Years, Volume 1, The Best of the Asylum Years, Volume 2, No Big Surprise: The Steve Goodman Anthology, City of New Orleans and Affordable Art. Genres he performed: Folk music, Pop music, Rock music and Country.

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Carl Anderson

Carl Anderson (February 27, 1945 Lynchburg-February 23, 2004 Los Angeles) also known as Carlton Earl Anderson or Anderson, Carl was an American singer and actor. He had one child, Khalil McGhee-Anderson.

His discography includes: ... Why We Are Here!" : Live at Agape!, Carl Anderson, Fantasy Hotel, Pieces of a Heart, Heavy Weather Sunlight Again, Superstar, Absence With Out Love and On & On.

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Boxcar Willie

Boxcar Willie (September 1, 1931 Ovilla-April 12, 1999 Branson) also known as Box Car Willie was an American singer and singer-songwriter.

His albums include Boxcar Willie & Friends Live at Wembley, King of the Road, King of the Hoboes, Achy Breaky Heart, Best Loved Favorites, Boxcar Country, Boxcar's Best, Christmas With Boxcar Willie, Country Greats and The Best of Boxcar Willie. Genres: Country and Gospel music.

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Kate Wolf

Kate Wolf (January 27, 1942 San Francisco-December 10, 1986) a.k.a. Wolf, Kate was an American singer, musician and songwriter.

Her discography includes: Give Yourself to Love, Volume 1, Back Roads, Carry It On, Close to You, Looking Back at You, Poet's Heart, An Evening in Austin, Gold in California, Safe at Anchor and The Kate Wolf Anthology: Weaver of Visions. Genres she performed include Folk music.

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Howard Tate

Howard Tate (August 13, 1939 Macon-December 3, 2011 Burlington) also known as Tate, Howard was an American singer, songwriter and musician.

His albums: Get It While You Can, Get It While You Can: The Legendary Sessions, Rediscovered, Stop, Look at Granny Run Run, Reaction and Howard Tate. Genres he performed include Gospel music, Soul music, Rhythm and blues and Chicago blues.

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Bobby Short

Bobby Short (September 15, 1924 Danville-March 21, 2005 New York City) a.k.a. Robert Waltrip Short, Short, Bobby or Robert Waltrip "Bobby" Short was an American singer, jazz pianist, pianist and actor. His child is called Ronald Bell.

His albums include You're the Top: Love Songs of Cole Porter, Bobby Short Celebrates Rodgers & Hart, Bobby Short Is K-RA-ZY for Gershwin, Bobby Short Is Mad About Noel Coward, Bobby Short Loves Cole Porter, Songs of New York: Live at the Cafe Carlyle, Celebrating 30 Years at the Cafe Carlyle, 50 by Bobby Short, Late Night At The Cafe Carlyle and Bobby, Noel & Cole. Genres he performed: Ballad, Traditional pop music, Swing music and Vocal jazz.

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Roger Nixon

Roger Nixon (August 8, 1921 United States of America-October 13, 2009) also known as Nixon, Roger was an American , .

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Big Al Downing

Big Al Downing (January 9, 1940 Nowata County-July 4, 2005 Massachusetts) also known as Al Downing was an American songwriter, singer, singer-songwriter, pianist and entertainer.

His discography includes: Big Al Downing and His Friends.

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Jack Keller

Jack Keller (November 11, 1936 Brooklyn-April 1, 2005 Nashville) also known as Keller, Jack was an American songwriter and film score composer. He had four children, Jordan Keller, Mike Keller, Russ Keller and Pari Keller.

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Bobby Pickett

Bobby Pickett (February 11, 1938 Somerville-April 27, 2007 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Bobby 'Boris' Pickett, Bobby 'Boris' Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers, Bobby Boris Picket, Bobby 'Boris' Pickett, Bobby Boris Pickett, Bobby 'Boris' Picket, Bobby (Boris) Picket, Pickett, Bobby "Boris", Robert George Pickett, Bob Pickett or Bobby "Boris" Pickett was an American singer, actor and film score composer. He had one child, Nancy Huus.

Genres he performed include Pop music and Novelty song.

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George Wyle

George Wyle (March 22, 1916 New York City-May 2, 2003 Tarzana) also known as Bernard Weissman or Wyle, George was an American television director and film score composer.

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Paul deLay

Paul deLay (January 31, 1952 Portland-March 7, 2007) a.k.a. deLay, Paul was an American musician, songwriter and singer-songwriter.

Genres: Blues.

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Nat Riddles

Nat Riddles (February 4, 1952 Bronxville-February 11, 1991) was an American , .

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Robert Kurka

Robert Kurka (December 22, 1921 Cicero-December 12, 1957 New York City) also known as Robert F. Kurka or Robert Frank Kurka was an American , .

Discography: Symphony No. 2 / Julius Caesar / Music for Orchestra / Serenade for Small Orchestra.

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Victor Ray Wilson

Victor Ray Wilson (February 20, 1959 Los Angeles-April 30, 1996) also known as Beatmaster V was an American , .

Genres: Heavy metal.

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Joya Sherrill

Joya Sherrill (August 20, 1924 Bayonne-June 28, 2010) also known as Sherrill, Joya was an American singer and presenter.

Her albums: Joya Sherrill Sings Duke.

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