American music stars died in Cholangiocarcinoma

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

Ray Manzarek

Ray Manzarek (February 12, 1939 Chicago-May 20, 2013 Rosenheim) also known as Manzarek, Ray, Ray Daniel Manzarek, Raymond Daniel Manczarek, Jr. or The Doors was an American record producer, musician, keyboard player, film director, songwriter, film score composer, screenwriter, film producer and singer. His child is called Pablo Manzarek.

His albums: The Doors Myth And Reality, The Golden Scarab, The Whole Thing Started With Rock & Roll Now It's Out of Control, Love Her Madly, Freshly Dug, Ballads Before the Rain, Atonal Head, Carmina Burana, Love Lion and The Piano Poems: Live From San Francisco. His related genres: Psychedelic rock, Rock music, Blues, Blues rock, Acid rock, Hard rock, Jazz, Funk, Jazz fusion and Rock and roll.

Manzarek was best known as a founding member and keyboardist of the rock band The Doors. He met Jim Morrison while studying at UCLA and together they formed The Doors in 1965. The band went on to become one of the most iconic and influential bands of the 1960s and '70s, known for songs like "Break on Through (To the Other Side)," "Light My Fire," and "Riders on the Storm."

In addition to his work with The Doors, Manzarek also collaborated with a number of other musicians throughout his career. He produced albums for artists like X, Echo & the Bunnymen, and Iggy Pop.

Manzarek was also an accomplished author and filmmaker. He directed the 2000 film "Love Her Madly" about The Doors and was the author of several books, including "Light My Fire: My Life with The Doors" and "The Poet in Exile."

Manzarek passed away in 2013 at the age of 74 from cancer. His legacy as a pioneering musician and artist continues to inspire generations of fans and fellow musicians.

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Chris LeDoux

Chris LeDoux (October 2, 1948 Biloxi-March 9, 2005 Casper) a.k.a. LeDoux, Chris was an American singer-songwriter, singer, musician and sculptor.

His albums: Wild and Wooly, He Rides the Wild Horses, Rodeo Rock and Roll Collection, 20 Original - The Early Years, 20 Greatest Hits, After the Storm, American Cowboy, Best of Chris Ledoux, Chris LeDoux - Live and Chris LeDoux and The Saddle Boogie Band. Genres he performed include Country and Country rock.

Chris LeDoux was born in Biloxi, Mississippi, and grew up in Texas and Wyoming. He had a passion for music and rodeo from an early age, and began writing and recording songs while competing as a rodeo cowboy. LeDoux's music often reflected his cowboy roots and his experiences in the rodeo circuit.

In 1976, LeDoux won the bareback riding event at the National Finals Rodeo, which helped him gain more recognition as a musician. He went on to release over 30 albums and had chart-topping hits such as "Whatcha Gonna Do With a Cowboy" and "Cadillac Ranch".

In addition to his music career, LeDoux was also a talented sculptor and had created bronze sculptures of famous rodeo cowboys.

LeDoux's music and contributions to the Western and country music genres were recognized with numerous awards, including induction into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame and the Country Music Hall of Fame's Walkway of Stars. He passed away in 2005 at the age of 56 after battling cancer.

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