American music stars died in Bronchitis

Here are 2 famous musicians from United States of America died in Bronchitis:

June Allyson

June Allyson (October 7, 1917 The Bronx-July 8, 2006 Ojai) a.k.a. Ella Geisman, Eleanor Geisman, Junie, Ella, June Allison, Jane Allyson or Jan Allyson was an American actor and musician. She had two children, Pamela Allyson Powell and Richard Keith Powell Jr..

Her albums include Close To My Heart.

Allyson rose to fame in the 1940s and 1950s, starring in numerous Hollywood films such as "The Stratton Story," "Little Women," "Good News," and "The Glenn Miller Story." She was known for her wholesome image and girl-next-door charm, which made her a popular choice for romantic comedies and musicals.

Allyson also had a successful career on stage and television, appearing in Broadway productions such as "Best Foot Forward" and "High Button Shoes," and later on TV shows like "The DuPont Show with June Allyson" and "The Love Boat."

Throughout her career, she was married twice, first to actor and director Dick Powell and later to television host and producer David Ashrow. She also struggled with alcoholism and underwent treatment in the 1970s.

Allyson continued to work in the entertainment industry until her retirement in the 1980s, and remained a beloved figure among fans of classic Hollywood cinema.

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Benny Carter

Benny Carter (August 8, 1907 Harlem-July 12, 2003 Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) a.k.a. B. Carter, Benny Carter 4, Bennett Lester Carter, Benny Cater, The King, King, Bennett Lester "Benny" Carter or Benny Carter (w/Lionel Hampton Orchestra) was an American musician, composer, bandleader, trumpeter, film score composer, conductor, music arranger, saxophonist, clarinetist and actor. He had one child, Joyce Carter.

His albums include The Complete Benny Carter on Keynote, All That Jazz: Live at Princeton, Symphony in Riffs, Elegy in Blue, An Introduction to Benny Carter: His Best Recordings 1929-1940, Complete Edition, Volume 1 (1928-1931), Complete Edition, Volume 3 (1933-1934), Songbook, Americans Swinging in Paris and Cosmopolite: The Oscar Peterson Verve Sessions. Genres: Jazz, Swing music and Big Band.

Benny Carter was a pioneer of jazz music, known for his exceptional skills in playing multiple instruments. He started his musical career in the 1920s, playing saxophone and clarinet in various jazz bands in New York City. In the 1930s, he formed his own band, the Benny Carter Orchestra, which became famous for its swing music style.

Aside from being a talented musician, Carter was also a prolific composer and arranger. He wrote hundreds of songs and arranged music for many popular artists of his time, including Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. His contributions to jazz music have earned him numerous accolades, including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987.

In addition to music, Carter also dabbled in acting and composing film scores. He composed the music for several Hollywood films, including "Stormy Weather" and "The Snows of Kilimanjaro".

Benny Carter continued to perform and record music well into his 90s, becoming one of the oldest active musicians in the jazz industry. He passed away in 2003 at the age of 95.

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