American music stars died in Illness

Here are 1 famous musicians from United States of America died in Illness:

Blossom Dearie

Blossom Dearie (April 28, 1924 Durham-February 7, 2009 New York City) a.k.a. Marguerite Blossom Dearie, Margrete Blossom Dearie, Margrete B. Dearie or Blossom Margrete Dearie was an American singer and jazz pianist.

Her albums include Needlepoint Magic, Volume 5, Verve Jazz Masters 51, Blossom Time at Ronnie Scott's Club London, Blossom's Planet, I'm Hip, Our Favorite Songs, Blossom Dearie Sings Rootin' Songs, Songs of Chelsea, The Diva Series and The Pianist: Les Blue Stars / Jazz in Paris. Genres she performed: Swing music, Bebop, Traditional pop music, Cool jazz and Vocal jazz.

Blossom Dearie started playing piano at an early age and attended the Shenandoah Conservatory of Music in Virginia. She began her professional career in New York City in the 1940s as a pianist and singer in the jazz clubs around Greenwich Village. Dearie gained recognition for her distinct voice and piano style, becoming a sought-after performer in both the United States and Europe.

In addition to her solo career, Dearie also worked with other notable jazz musicians, including Miles Davis, Ray Brown, and Joe Williams. She gained widespread acclaim for her interpretations of popular songs, including "Tea for Two," "Someone to Watch Over Me," and "I'm Hip."

Dearie's influence extended beyond her music, as she was also known for her unique fashion sense and quirky personality. She continued to perform and record music throughout her career, earning praise from critics and fans alike. Despite her success, she remained a humble and down-to-earth artist until her passing in 2009.

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