American music stars died in Prostate cancer

Here are 36 famous musicians from United States of America died in Prostate cancer:

Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper (May 17, 1936 Dodge City-May 29, 2010 Venice) a.k.a. Dennis Lee Hopper or Alan Smithee was an American actor, film director, photographer, artist, screenwriter, voice actor, visual artist and filmmaker. He had four children, Henry Hopper, Marin Hopper, Galen Grier Hopper and Ruthanna Hopper.

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Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa (December 21, 1940 Baltimore-December 4, 1993 Los Angeles) also known as Frank Vincent Zappa, Zappa or the Mothers of invention was an American songwriter, musician, record producer, composer, conductor and businessperson. He had four children, Dweezil Zappa, Ahmet Zappa, Moon Zappa and Diva Zappa.

His most important albums: Lumpy Gravy, Hot Rats, Chunga’s Revenge, Waka/Jawaka, Zoot Allures, Zappa in New York, Studio Tan, Sleep Dirt, Sheik Yerbouti and Orchestral Favorites. Genres: Rock music, Jazz, Experimental rock, Experimental music, Avant-garde, Avant-garde music, Progressive rock, Jazz fusion, Computer music, Heavy metal, Art rock, Blues and Comedy rock.

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Timothy Leary

Timothy Leary (October 22, 1920 Springfield-May 31, 1996 Beverly Hills) otherwise known as Dr. Timothy Leary, Timothy Francis Leary or Dr Timothy Leary was an American psychologist, writer, actor, screenwriter, teacher, stand-up comedian and consultant. His children are called Zach Leary, Jack Leary and Susan Leary.

His discography includes: Right To Fly, Beyond Life With Timothy Leary, You Can Be Anyone This Time Around, Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out and Origins of Dance.

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Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 Joplin-May 22, 1967 New York City) also known as Lengstons Hjūzs, James Mercer Langston Hughes or Hughes, Langston was an American poet, lyricist, writer, essayist, novelist, playwright, social activist and author.

His discography includes: Black Nativity and Weary Blues.

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Eldridge Cleaver

Eldridge Cleaver (August 31, 1935 Wabbaseka-May 1, 1998 Pomona) also known as Leroy Eldridge Cleaver or Eldridge Leroy Cleaver was an American writer and political activist. His children are Joju Younghi Cleaver and Ahmad Maceo Eldridge Cleaver.

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Herbie Mann

Herbie Mann (April 16, 1930 Brooklyn-July 1, 2003 Santa Fe) also known as Herbert Jay Solomon, herbie_mann or Mann, Herbie was an American , .

His most recognized albums: Caminho de casa, The Evolution of Mann, Verve Jazz Masters 56, Just Wailin', Yardbird Suite, Deep Pocket, Discotheque, Do The Bossa Nova, Flautista! Herbie Mann Plays Afro Cuban Jazz and Glory of Love. Genres: Jazz, World music, Disco and Bossa nova.

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Stokely Carmichael

Stokely Carmichael (June 29, 1941 Port of Spain-November 15, 1998 Conakry) also known as Kwame Toure, Kwame Ture, Stokely Standiford Churchill Carmichael or Carmichael, Stokely was an American writer and political activist. He had one child, Bokar Carmichael.

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Richard Holmes

Richard Holmes (May 2, 1931 Camden-June 29, 1991 St. Louis) also known as Richard \"Groove\" Holmes, Richard Groove Holmes, Richard 'Groove' Holmes, Groove Holmes, Richard Groove Homes, Richard Arnold "Groove" Holmes or Richard Arnold Holmes was an American organist and musician.

His discography includes: Comin' On Home, Groovin' With Jug, Groove's Groove, After Hours, Book of the Blues, Volume 1, Groove, Misty, New Groove, Soul Message and Blue Groove.

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Don Ameche

Don Ameche (May 31, 1908 Kenosha-December 6, 1993 Scottsdale) a.k.a. Dominic Felix Amici was an American actor, radio personality and tv personality. He had six children, Thomas Ameche, Ronald Ameche, Bonnie Ameche, Dominic Ameche, Connie Ameche and Lonnie Ameche.

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Jerry Orbach

Jerry Orbach (October 20, 1935 The Bronx-December 28, 2004 New York City) also known as Jerome Bernard Orbach, Jerome Bernard "Jerry" Orbach or Jerry was an American actor, singer and voice actor. His children are called Chris Orbach and Anthony Nicholas Orbach.

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Merv Griffin

Merv Griffin (July 6, 1925 San Mateo-August 12, 2007 Los Angeles) also known as M. Griffin, Mervyn Edward Griffin Jr., Mervyn Edward "Merv" Griffin, Jr., Merv Griffin & his Organization or Mervyn Edward Griffin, Jr. was an American actor, singer, business magnate, screenwriter, television producer, presenter, film score composer, musician, media proprietor and composer. His child is Tony Griffin.

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Johnny Ramone

Johnny Ramone (October 8, 1948 Long Island-September 15, 2004 Los Angeles) also known as John Cummings, Ramone, Johnny or John William Cummings was an American musician, songwriter and guitarist.

Genres: Punk rock.

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Dan Fogelberg

Dan Fogelberg (August 13, 1951 Peoria-December 16, 2007 Deer Isle) a.k.a. Dan Folgelberg, Daniel Grayling Fogelberg, dan_fogelberg, Fogelberg, Dan, Dan Vogelberg or Vogelberg, Dan was an American singer, musician, keyboard player, record producer, actor and singer-songwriter.

His most well known albums: Home Free, Phoenix, Greatest Hits, Full Circle, 36 All Time Favorites!, High Country Snows, Promises, River of Souls, Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed...and some Blues and Super Hits. Genres he performed include Folk rock, Rock music and Soft rock.

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Ronnie Montrose

Ronnie Montrose (November 29, 1947 San Francisco-March 3, 2012 Millbrae) also known as Montrose, Ronnie or Ronald Douglas Montrose was an American guitarist, record producer, songwriter and musician.

His albums include Mean, The Speed of Sound, Bearings, Mr. Bones, Open Fire, Territory, The Diva Station, Music from Here, Roll Over and Play Live and Mutatis Mutandis. His related genres: Hard rock, Instrumental rock, Jazz fusion, Blues rock and Heavy metal.

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Lalo Guerrero

Lalo Guerrero (December 24, 1916 Tucson-March 17, 2005 Palm Springs) otherwise known as Guerrero, Lalo, Eduardo Guerrero Jr. or The Father of Chicano Music was an American guitarist and actor.

His discography includes: Papa's Dream.

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Rufus Harley

Rufus Harley (May 20, 1936 North Carolina-July 31, 2006) also known as Harley, Rufus was an American musician.

His most well known albums: Re-Creation of the Gods, Bagpipe Blues, A Tribute to Courage, The Pied Piper of Jazz and Courage: The Atlantic Recordings.

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Conte Candoli

Conte Candoli (July 12, 1927 Mishawaka-December 14, 2001 Mishawaka) also known as Candoli, Conte was an American actor.

His albums include Quartet, Candoli Live at Birdland, Neuburg, Powerhouse Trumpet, Coast to Coast, Modern Sounds From the West, Two Brothers, Live at the Royal Palms Inn, Volume 7, Stan Levey Plays The Compositions Of Holman, Cooper and Giuffre, Double or Nothin' and Jazz Structures. Genres: Jazz.

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Teddy Edwards

Teddy Edwards (April 26, 1924 Jackson-April 20, 2003 Los Angeles) also known as Edwards, Teddy, Theodore Marcus Edwards, Teddy Edwards Sextet or Teddy Edwards and his New Orleans Dixieland Band was an American saxophonist and actor. He had one child, Teddy Edwards, Jr.

His albums include Midnight Creeper, The Legend of Teddy Edwards, Tango In Harlem, Mississippi Lad, Blue Saxophone, Together Again!, The Inimitable, Back to Avalon, Good Gravy! and Heart & Soul.

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Paul Richardson

Paul Richardson (February 11, 2015-October 2, 2006) was an American , .

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Lew Anderson

Lew Anderson (May 7, 1922 Kirkman-May 14, 2006 Hawthorne) also known as Lewis Burr Anderson was an American singer and actor.

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Tony Fontane

Tony Fontane (September 18, 1925 Ann Arbor-June 30, 1974) was an American singer. He had one child, Char Fontane.

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Michael Small

Michael Small (May 30, 1939 New York City-November 24, 2003 New York City) also known as Small, Michael was an American film score composer and conductor.

His albums: Mountains of the Moon, Mobsters, Wagons East!, Jaws: The Revenge, Consenting Adults, Klute, The Postman Always Rings Twice, The China Syndrome, Comes a Horseman and Klute / All the President's Men.

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Telly Savalas

Telly Savalas (January 21, 1922 Garden City-January 22, 1994 Universal City) also known as Telli Savales, Telly Aristoteles Savalas, Telli Savalas, Aristotelis Savalas, Golden Greek or Aristotelis "Telly" Savalas was an American singer, actor and television director. His children are called Christina Savalas, Candace Savalas, Ariana Savalas, Penélope Savalas, Christian Savalas and Nick Savalas.

His albums include Greatest Hits, Telly, If, Try To Remember, This Is Telly Savalas... and You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'. Genres: Easy listening.

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Yusef Lateef

Yusef Lateef (October 9, 1920 Chattanooga-December 23, 2013 Shutesbury) a.k.a. Lateef, Yusef, Dr. Yusef Lateef, William Evans, William Emanuel Huddleston or William Huddleston was an American flutist, oboist, musician, author, composer and multi-instrumentalist.

His discography includes: Cry! - Tender, Every Village Has a Song: The Yusef Lateef Anthology, The Man With the Big Front Yard, Autophysiopsychic, Before Dawn, Eastern Sounds, Lost In Sound, Part of the Search, Prayer to the East and The Blue Yusef Lateef. Genres he performed include Jazz, Jazz fusion, Swing music, New-age music, Third stream, Post-bop, Hard bop and World music.

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Richard Tee

Richard Tee (November 24, 1943 New York City-July 21, 1993 New York City) was an American jazz pianist and singer-songwriter.

His albums include Real Time, Aurex Jazz Festival '81: Fusion Super Jam and .

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John Lewis

John Lewis (May 3, 1920 La Grange-March 29, 2001 New York City) also known as John Aaron Lewis or Mirjana Lewis was an American musician, pianist, composer, music arranger, film score composer and music director.

His albums: J.S. Bach Preludes & Fugues, Volume 3 (from Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1), Evolution II, Evolution, J.S. Bach: Preludes & Fugues, Volume 1, J.S. Bach: Preludes & Fugues, Volume 2, European Windows, The Wonderful World of Jazz, The Modern Jazz Sextet, Improvised Meditations and Excursions and Afternoon in Paris. Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Kenny Edwards

Kenny Edwards (February 10, 1946 Santa Monica-August 18, 2010 Santa Barbara) also known as Ken Edwards or Edwards, Kenny was an American musician, record producer, singer-songwriter and singer.

His discography includes: Kenny Edwards. Genres he performed include Folk music, Alternative country and Country.

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Thurl Ravenscroft

Thurl Ravenscroft (February 6, 1914 Norfolk-May 22, 2005 Fullerton) a.k.a. Thurl Arthur Ravenscroft, The Sportsmen, The Sportsman Quartette, The Sportsmen Quartette, The Mellomen or Pappy was an American singer, voice actor and actor. His children are called Ron Ravenscroft and Nancy Ravenscroft.

His albums: Great Hymns in Story and Song and Flapperette / Low in the Lehigh Valley.

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Phil Guy

Phil Guy (April 28, 1940 Lettsworth-August 20, 2008 Chicago Heights) also known as Philip Guy was an American musician and guitarist.

His albums include Say What You Mean and Phil Guy & Lurrie Bell: Chicago's Hottest Guitars. Genres he performed: Blues and Blues rock.

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Earl Van Dyke

Earl Van Dyke (July 8, 1930 Detroit-September 18, 1992 Detroit) also known as Dyke, Van, Earl was an American organist, musician and keyboard player.

Discography: Soul Stomp and The Motown Sound.

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Pete Candoli

Pete Candoli (June 28, 1923 Mishawaka-January 11, 2008 Studio City) also known as Walter Joseph Candoli, Candoli, Pete or Superman with a Horn was an American trumpeter and actor. His children are Caroline Candoli and Tara Candoli.

His discography includes: Two Brothers. Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Michael S. Smith

Michael S. Smith (January 30, 1946-January 2, 2006) also known as Michael Smith was an American musician.

Genres related to him: Jazz, Avant-garde, Ambient music, Soul music and Avant-garde music.

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Corbin Harney

Corbin Harney (March 24, 1920 Bruneau-July 10, 2007 Petaluma) was an American medicine man.

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Doyle Holly

Doyle Holly (June 30, 1936 Perkins-January 13, 2007 Nashville) was an American songwriter, musician, bassist and guitarist.

His albums: Just Another Cowboy Song and Doyle Holly. His related genres: Bakersfield sound, Country and Rockabilly.

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Big Daddy Kinsey

Big Daddy Kinsey (March 18, 1927 Mississippi-April 3, 2001 Gary) also known as Lester Kinsey was an American singer and musician. His children are Donald Kinsey, Ralph Kinsey and Kenneth Kinsey.

His discography includes: I Am the Blues.

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Kevin O'Brien

Kevin O'Brien (October 31, 1955 El Paso-February 27, 2008 Lubbock) was an American musician and clergy.

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