American music stars died in Pancreatic cancer

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

Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford (March 23, 1904 San Antonio-May 10, 1977 New York City) also known as Lucille Fay LeSueur, Billie Cassin, Lucille Le Sueur, Billie or Cranberry was an American singer, pin-up girl, actor, dancer, film producer and screenwriter. She had four children, Christina Crawford, Cynthia Crawford, Cathy Crawford and Christopher Crawford.

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Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie (October 21, 1917 Cheraw-January 6, 1993 Englewood) a.k.a. Dizzie Gillespie, Dizzy, John Birks Gillespie, DG or John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was an American singer, musician, composer, bandleader, film score composer, voice actor and actor. His child is Jeanie Bryson.

His albums include Shaw 'Nuff, Verve Jazz Masters 10, Ultimate Dizzy Gillespie, Just Jazz: Groovin' With Diz & Co., 'S Wonderful, 1953-02-05 Paris, France, Absolutely the Best Dizzy Gillespie, Afro, An Electrifying Evening With the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet and Be Bop. Genres related to him: Afro-Cuban jazz, Bebop and Jazz.

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Fred Gwynne

Fred Gwynne (July 10, 1926 New York City-July 2, 1993 Taneytown) also known as Frederick Hubbard "Fred" Gwynne, Frederick Hubbard Gwynne or Fred was an American actor, singer, writer, painter and illustrator. He had five children, Madyn Gwynne, Dylan Gwynne, Evan Gwynne, Keiron Gwynne and Gaynor Gwynne.

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Count Basie

Count Basie (August 21, 1904 Red Bank-April 26, 1984 Hollywood) also known as Count Baise, Count Bassie, Count Basie Bunch, The Count Basie Bunch, William Basie, Willaim Basie, William Allen Basie, The Kid from Red Bank, Count Basie and His Orchestra, Count Basie and His Band, The Count, William James Basie or Count Basie (with Bennie Moten Orchestra) was an American bandleader, musician, composer, organist, jazz pianist, actor and songwriter.

His albums include Basie One More Time, Basie's Bag, Verve Jazz Masters 2, The Count Basie Gold Collection, Jazz 'Round Midnight, EMI Jazz Masters, America's #1 Band: The Columbia Years, Jazz Moods: Hot, The Jazz Biography and The Complete Clef/Verve Count Basie Fifties Studio Recordings. Genres he performed include Swing music, Piano blues, Big Band and Jazz.

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Jack Benny

Jack Benny (February 14, 1894 Chicago-December 26, 1974 Beverly Hills) a.k.a. Benjamin Kubelsky, Ben K. Benny, Benny Kubelsky, Phil Abrams, Mr. Benny or Benny, Jack was an American comedian and actor. He had one child, Joan Benny.

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Morton Feldman

Morton Feldman (January 12, 1926 Brooklyn-September 3, 1987 Buffalo) also known as Feldman, Morton was an American composer.

His albums include Trio (1980) (Ives Ensemble), Durations I-V, Coptic Light, Routine Investigations / The Viola in My Life I, II / For Frank O'Hara / I Met Heine on the Rue Fürstenburg, String Quartet (II) (Ives Ensemble), Three voices (Ensemble Accroche Note), All Piano, For Bunita Marcus (piano: John Tilbury), For Samuel Beckett (Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin feat. conductor Roland Kluttig), Patterns in a Chromatic Field and Piano and String Quartet.

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Brock Peters

Brock Peters (July 2, 1927 New York City-August 23, 2005 Los Angeles) also known as George Fisher or Broc Peters was an American actor and voice actor. He had one child, Lise Jo Peters.

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Michael Landon

Michael Landon (October 31, 1936 Forest Hills-July 1, 1991 Malibu) also known as Eugene Maurice Orowitz, Mike, Emo, Mike Landon or Landon, Michael was an American actor, screenwriter, television producer and television director. His children are called Jennifer Landon, Shawna Landon, Leslie Landon, Mark Landon, Christopher B. Landon, Michael Landon, Jr., Sean Matthew Landon, Josh Fraser Landon and Cheryl Ann Pontrelli.

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William Duckworth

William Duckworth (January 13, 1943 Morganton-September 13, 2012) was an American , .

His albums: Time Curve Preludes, 20 New Sounds of the 20th Century and The Time Curve Preludes.

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Etta Moten Barnett

Etta Moten Barnett (November 5, 1901 Weimar-January 2, 2004 Chicago) also known as Etta Moten was an American singer and actor. She had three children, Sue Brooks, Gladys Brooks and Etta Vee Brooks.

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Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze (August 18, 1952 Houston-September 14, 2009 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Patrick Wayne Swayze or Buddy was an American actor, dancer and singer-songwriter.

His most well known albums: Raising Heaven / Hoochie Coochie Man, Raising Heaven (In Hell Tonight), She's Like The Wind, I've Had The Time Of My Life / She's Like The Wind and Hungry Eyes / Where Are You Tonight / (I've Had) The Time Of My Life / She's Like The Wind.

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Benjamin Orr

Benjamin Orr (September 8, 1947 Lakewood-October 3, 2000 Atlanta) otherwise known as Benjamin Orzechowski, benjamin_orr or Orr, Benjamin was an American musician, songwriter, singer and bassist.

His albums: Stay the Night. Genres he performed: Pop music, Rock music, New Wave, Power pop and Pop rock.

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Lily Pons

Lily Pons (April 12, 1898 Draguignan-February 13, 1976 Dallas) also known as Alice Josephine Pons or Pons, Lily was an American singer and actor.

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Arif Mardin

Arif Mardin (March 15, 1932 Istanbul-June 25, 2006 New York City) a.k.a. Afrid Mardin or Mardin, Arif was an American music producer. His children are called Joe Mardin and Nazan Joffre Mardin.

His discography includes: All My Friends Are Here and Journey.

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Bonnie Franklin

Bonnie Franklin (January 6, 1944 Santa Monica-March 1, 2013 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Bonnie Gail Franklin was an American television director and actor.

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Harve Presnell

Harve Presnell (September 14, 1933 Modesto-June 30, 2009 Santa Monica) a.k.a. George Harvey Presnell was an American actor, opera singer, singer and voice actor. He had six children, Taylor Presnell, Raine Presnell, Stephanie Presnell, Tulley Presnell, Etoile Presnell and Shannon Presnell.

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Donna Douglas

Donna Douglas (September 1, 1932 Pride-January 1, 2015) also known as Dorothy Smith, donna_douglas, Dora Smith, Donna Douglass or Doris Smith was an American singer and actor. Her child is called Danny P. Bourgeois.

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Keenan Wynn

Keenan Wynn (July 27, 1916 New York City-October 14, 1986 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Francis Xavier Aloysius James Jeremiah Keenan Wynn was an American actor and character actor. He had five children, Tracy Keenan Wynn, Hilda Wynn, Ned Wynn, Emily Wynn and Edwynna Wynn.

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Pernell Roberts

Pernell Roberts (May 18, 1928 Waycross-January 24, 2010 Malibu) also known as Pernell Elvin Roberts Jr., Roberts, Pernell or The Liberal Cartwright was an American actor. He had one child, Jonathan Christopher Roberts.

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Betty Carter

Betty Carter (May 16, 1929 Flint-September 26, 1998 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Lillie Mae Jones or Carter, Betty was an American songwriter and singer.

Related albums: Droppin' Things, 'Round Midnight (The Roulette Years) (disc 1), Finally, I Can't Help It, Inside Betty Carter, It's Not About the Melody, Look What I Got!, Priceless Jazz Collection, Compact Jazz: Betty Carter and I'm Yours, You're Mine. Genres she performed include Vocal jazz, Jazz and Post-bop.

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Charlie Louvin

Charlie Louvin (July 7, 1927 Henagar-January 26, 2011 Wartrace) also known as Charlie Elzer Loudermilk or Louvin, Charlie was an American songwriter, singer and musician.

Related albums: Steps To Heaven, Charlie Louvin, Sings Murder Ballads and Disaster Songs, The Battles Rage On, Less and Less and Less and Less and I Don't Love You Anymore. Genres he performed: Pop music and Country.

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Webb Pierce

Webb Pierce (August 8, 1921 West Monroe-February 24, 1991) also known as Webb Michael Pierce, Pierce, Webb, Web Pierce, Webb Price or Price, Webb was an American singer and singer-songwriter.

Discography: Greatest Hits - Finest Performances, Honky Tonk Songs, In the Jailhouse Now (feat. Willie Nelson), The Wandering Boy 1951-1958, The Wondering Boy (The King of 50s Country), The Wondering Boy 1951-1958, Webb Pierce : King of the Honky-Tonk, 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Webb Pierce, There Stands the Glass / I'm Walking the Dog and Back Street Affair / I'll Always Take Care of You. Genres he performed include Country and Honky-tonk.

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Juliet Prowse

Juliet Prowse (September 25, 1936 Mumbai-September 14, 1996 Los Angeles) also known as Juliet Anne Prowse or juliet_prowse was an American actor, singer, performer and dancer. She had one child, Seth McCook.

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Hank Cochran

Hank Cochran (August 2, 1935 Isola-July 15, 2010 Nashville) a.k.a. Cochran, Hank or Garland Perry Cochran was an American songwriter, singer and singer-songwriter.

Genres related to him: Country.

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Barbara Orbison

Barbara Orbison (January 10, 1950 Bielefeld-December 6, 2011) was an American record producer.

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Vince Edwards

Vince Edwards (July 9, 1928 Brooklyn-March 11, 1996 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Vincent Edward Zoino, Vincent Edwards or Vincent Edward Zoine was an American singer, actor and television director.

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Richard Stone

Richard Stone (November 27, 1953 Philadelphia-March 9, 2001 West Hills) also known as The Great Stonini or Stone, Richard was an American film score composer and composer.

His discography includes: Yakko's World and Sundown.

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Ray Price

Ray Price (January 12, 1926 Perryville-December 16, 2013 Mount Pleasant) a.k.a. Ray Price with Orch & Chorus, Noble Ray Price or The Cherokee Cowboy was an American singer, guitarist, songwriter and musician.

Discography: Just Enough Love, 16 Biggest Hits, All His Greatest Hits, The Honky Tonk Years (1950-1966), San Antonio Rose: A Tribute to the Great Bob Wills, Super Hits, The Essential Ray Price, The Other Woman, The Very Best of Ray Price and Prisoner of Love. Genres: Country, Western swing and Traditional pop music.

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Cholly Atkins

Cholly Atkins (September 30, 1913 Pratt City-April 19, 2003 Las Vegas) also known as Cole and Atkins, Coles and Atkins, Charles Sylvan Atkinson, Adkins, Coles and Adkins, Atkins or Charles Atkinson was an American dancer and choreographer.

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Willy DeVille

Willy DeVille (August 25, 1950 Stamford-August 6, 2009 New York City) otherwise known as Willie DeVille, Willy de Ville, Wille Deville, DeVille, Willy, William Borsey, William Paul Borsey Jr., Mink De Ville or Billy Borsay was an American songwriter, singer, actor, composer and musician.

His albums: Live, 2 Meter Sessies, Best Of, Big Easy Fantasy, Love & Emotion: The Atlantic Years, Backstreets of Desire, Willy DeVille Live, Acoustic Trio Live in Berlin, Miracle and Victory Mixture. His related genres: Cajun music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Blues, Mariachi, Country, Latin American music, Cabaret, Soul music, Doo-wop and Americana.

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Barbara Britton

Barbara Britton (September 26, 1920 Long Beach-January 17, 1980 New York City) also known as Barbara Brantingham was an American actor. Her children are Christina Britton and Thedore Britton.

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Erich Kunzel

Erich Kunzel (March 21, 1935 New York City-September 1, 2009 Swan's Island) also known as Kunzel, Erich was an American conductor.

His albums: The Ultimate Movie Music Collection, Scary Music, Puttin' on the Ritz: Great Hollywood Musicals, Symphonic Star Trek, The Very Best of Erich Kunzel and The Cincinnati Pops: Top 20, Down on the Farm, The Big Picture, Music of the Beatles (feat. King's Singers), Fantastic Journey and Star Tracks. Genres: Classical music.

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Edythe Wright

Edythe Wright (August 16, 1914 Bayonne-October 27, 1965 Point Pleasant) also known as Wright, Edythe was an American singer.

Genres she performed: Jazz, Big Band and Swing music.

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James Moody

James Moody (March 26, 1925 Savannah-December 9, 2010 San Diego) also known as Moody, James or James Moony was an American musician and composer. His children are called Regan Moody, Danny Moody, Patrick McGowan and Michelle Moody Bagdanove.

His albums: Hi Fi Party, Moody Plays Mancini, Return From Overbrook, Moody With Strings, Americans Swinging in Paris (In a Rush), Feelin' It Together, Never Again!, Sweet and Lovely, Sun Journey and Beyond This World. His related genres: Jazz, Hard bop and Bebop.

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Roger Williams

Roger Williams (October 1, 1924 Omaha-October 8, 2011 Encino) also known as Williams, Roger, Louis Wertz, Louis Jacob Weertz or Pianist to the Presidents was an American pianist.

His albums include The Greatest Popular Pianist / The Artist's Choice, 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Roger Williams, Born Free, Golden Piano of, Greatest Movie Themes, Softly as I Leave You: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra, The Roger Williams' Collection, Golden Christmas, Night Wind / Wanting You and You'll Never Walk Alone / The Boy Next Door. Genres: Traditional pop music.

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David "Fathead" Newman

David "Fathead" Newman (February 24, 1933 Corsicana-January 20, 2009 Kingston) was an American musician and songwriter.

His discography includes: I Remember Brother Ray, House of David: The David "Fathead" Newman Anthology, It's "Mister" Fathead, Mr. Gentle Mr. Cool, Lone Star Legend: Still Hard Times / Resurgence!, Chillin', Fire!, The Sound of the Wide Open Spaces, Captain Buckles and Double Barrelled Soul. Genres related to him: Hard bop, Soul jazz, Jazz blues, Jazz and Mainstream jazz.

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Tex Williams

Tex Williams (August 23, 1917 Ramsey-October 11, 1985) a.k.a. Williams, Tex was an American singer, singer-songwriter and musician.

His most important albums: 1946-1951, Vintage Collections, Western Swing Nostalgia, Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) / Roundup Polka and On the Air 1947-1949. Genres: Country and Western swing.

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Robert Hazard

Robert Hazard (August 21, 1948 Philadelphia-August 5, 2008 Boston) a.k.a. Hazard, Robert was an American musician and composer.

Discography: Robert Hazard/Wing of Fire and Robert Hazard. Genres related to him: New Wave.

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Walter Hawkins

Walter Hawkins (May 18, 1949 Oakland-July 11, 2010 Ripon) also known as Hawkins, Walter or Bishop Hawkins was an American singer, record producer, songwriter, pastor and composer. He had two children, Walter "Jamie" Hawkins, Jr and Trystan Hawkins.

His discography includes: Love Alive II, Love Alive IV, The Lord's Prayer and The Best of Love Alive. Genres: Gospel music.

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Byard Lancaster

Byard Lancaster (August 6, 1942 Philadelphia-August 23, 2012 Wyndmoor) a.k.a. Lancaster, Byard was an American musician.

Discography: It's Not Up to Us and Funny Funky Rib Crib. Genres related to him: Jazz and Free jazz.

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Henry Mancini

Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 Little Italy-June 14, 1994 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Enrico Nicola Mancini, Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini or Mancini was an American conductor, composer, music arranger, film score composer, actor and television producer. He had three children, Felice Mancini, Monica Mancini and Chris Mancini.

His albums: Big Screen, Little Screen, Lifeforce, Music of Hawaii, The Jazz Sound From Peter Gunn, A Shot in the Dark, Arabesque, Dear Heart and Other Songs About Love, Gaily, Gaily, Switch and The Latin Sound of Henry Mancini. Genres he performed include Film score, Easy listening and Jazz.

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Bill Hicks

Bill Hicks (December 16, 1961 Valdosta-February 26, 1994 Little Rock) otherwise known as William Melvin Hicks, Bill, William Melvin "Bill" Hicks, The Cabrito Kid, The Dark Poet, Willy, Prince of Darkness or Goatboy was an American comedian, artist, screenwriter, musician and social critic.

His albums: Chicago, 1992, Flying Saucer Tour, Volume 1, Rant in E-Minor, Arizona Bay, Relentless, Dangerous, Love, Laughter and Truth, Shock and Awe, Salvation and Philosophy: The Best of Bill Hicks. Genres he performed: Stand-up comedy.

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Gary Burger

Gary Burger (June 7, 1942 Bemidji-March 14, 2014 Turtle River) also known as Burger, Gary, Gary Alan Burger or G. Burger was an American musician.

His related genres: Protopunk, Garage rock and Krautrock.

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Roger Nichols

Roger Nichols (September 22, 1944 Oakland-April 9, 2011 Burbank) otherwise known as Nichols, Roger was an American record producer, engineer and audio engineer.

His related genres: Country, Folk music, Jazz and Rock music.

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Buddy Killen

Buddy Killen (November 13, 1932 Florence-November 1, 2006 Nashville) otherwise known as William Doyce “Buddy” Killen was an American record producer and music publisher.

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Eddie Foy, Jr.

Eddie Foy, Jr. (February 4, 1905 New Rochelle-July 15, 1983 Woodland Hills) also known as Edwin Fitzgerald Foy Jr., Seven Little Foys, Eddie Foy, Eddie Foy Jr., the Seven Little Foys, Edwin Fitzgerald, Jr. or Edwin Fitzgerald Jr. was an American actor and vaudeville performer. His child is Eddie Foy III.

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Ronald Stein

Ronald Stein (April 12, 1930 St. Louis-August 15, 1988 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Stein, Ronald, Leonard Morand, Ronald S. Stein or Louis Ronald Stein was an American film score composer, conductor, composer, author and pianist. He had one child, Victor Warren.

Discography: Not of This Earth! The Film Music of Ronald Stein and Getting Straight.

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Mark Spoelstra

Mark Spoelstra (June 30, 1940 Kansas City-February 25, 2007) also known as Spoelstra, Mark was an American singer.

His albums: Five & Twenty Questions.

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Guy Speranza

Guy Speranza (March 12, 1956 United States of America-November 8, 2003) a.k.a. Speranza, Guy was an American singer.

Genres: Hard rock and Heavy metal.

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Al "Jazzbo" Collins

Al "Jazzbo" Collins (January 4, 1919 Rochester-September 30, 1997) also known as Al 'Jazzbo' Collins or Collins, Al 'Jazzbo' was an American , .

His discography includes: A Lovely Bunch of Al Jazzbo Collins and the Bandidos.

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