American music stars died in Lymphoma

Here are 31 famous musicians from United States of America died in Lymphoma:

Gene Autry

Gene Autry (September 29, 1907 Tioga-October 2, 1998 Studio City) otherwise known as Gene Autrey, Orvon Gene Autry, The Singing Cowboy, Orvon Grover Autry, Johnny Dodds, Bob Clayton or Gene Autry-Cowboy Idol of the Air was an American musician, actor, television producer, film score composer, businessperson, author and telegraphist.

His discography includes: Frosty the Snowman / When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter, Sing Cowboy Sing: The Gene Autry Collection, The Ultimate Collection: Tumbling Tumbleweeds, Back in the Saddle Again, A Gene Autry Christmas, Blues Singer 1929-1931, His Christmas Album, His Greatest Hits, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and Other Christmas Classics and The Best of Gene Autry (disc 2). Genres he performed: Country and Western music.

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Harry James

Harry James (March 15, 1916 Albany-July 5, 1983 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area) a.k.a. James Harry, Harry Haag James, harry_james, James, Harry, Llewellyn, Mind Body & Soul (Llewellyn), Henry Haag “Harry” James or Henry Haag James was an American musician, trumpeter, bandleader and actor. He had four children, Harry James, Timothyray James, Jessica James and Victoria Elizabeth James.

His albums: Verve Jazz Masters 55, Bandstand Memories 1938 to 1948 (disc 3), Best of Harry James, Big Band, Embraceable You, Harry James & His Big Band, Have Trumpet, Will Travel, Original Recordings - Harry James: Ciribiribin, Presenting Harry James and Still Harry After All These Years. Genres he performed: Jazz, Big Band and Swing music.

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Dick Powell

Dick Powell (November 14, 1904 Mountain View-January 2, 1963 West Los Angeles) a.k.a. Richard Ewing Powell or Richard Ewing "Dick" Powell was an American film director, actor, singer, television producer and film producer. His children are called Ellen Powell, Pamela Allyson Powell, Norman Powell and Richard Keith Powell Jr..

His most well known albums: Lullaby of Broadway, Close To My Heart and Lullaby of Broadway / I Believe In Miracles.

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Don Adams

Don Adams (April 13, 1923 Manhattan-September 25, 2005 Los Angeles) also known as Donald James Yarmy or Adams, Don was an American comedian, actor, voice actor, television director, screenwriter, television producer, film editor and film director. He had seven children, Cecily Adams, Stacey Adams, Sean Adams, Caroline Adams, Christine Adams, Catherine Adams and Beige Adams.

His albums include Get Smart.

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Denise Levertov

Denise Levertov (October 24, 1923 Ilford-December 20, 1997 Seattle) also known as Denise Levertoy or Levertov, Denise was an American writer, poet, author, editor and translator.

Born in England, Levertov moved to the United States in 1948 and became an important figure in the American literary scene. She published over 20 volumes of poetry, as well as collections of essays and translations. Her work was often characterized by its political and social commentary, and she was an advocate for human rights and peace activism. Levertov was the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Robert Frost Medal, the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She taught at several universities, including Stanford and Tufts, and was a mentor to many aspiring writers. Her contributions to American poetry have been widely recognized and praised.

Levertov was also known for her involvement in the Black Mountain Poets, a group of avant-garde poets who were based in North Carolina during the 1950s. She was influenced by the Black Mountain College's experimental approach to education and its emphasis on interdisciplinary studies, which helped shape her poetic style. Levertov's poetry often explored themes of spirituality and nature, and she was particularly drawn to the natural world of the Pacific Northwest. She was also interested in exploring the boundaries between poetry and other art forms, such as music and painting. Throughout her career, Levertov remained a committed activist, speaking out against the Vietnam War and apartheid in South Africa. Her legacy continues to inspire poets and writers to this day.

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Sterling Morrison

Sterling Morrison (August 28, 1942 East Meadow-August 30, 1995 Poughkeepsie) also known as Morrison, Sterling or Holmes Sterling Morrison Jr. was an American guitarist. He had two children, Thomas Morrison and Mary Anne Morrison.

Genres he performed include Rock music, Art rock, Protopunk and Experimental rock.

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Edith Massey

Edith Massey (May 28, 1918 San Francisco-October 24, 1984 Los Angeles) also known as Massey, Edith, Egg Lady, The or Edie the Egg Lady was an American singer, actor and dancer.

Her albums: Big Girls Don't Cry / Punks Get off the Grass.

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Don Durant

Don Durant (November 20, 1932 Long Beach-March 15, 2005 Monarch Beach) also known as Donald Allison Durae was an American singer and actor.

He grew up in California and began his career as a singer, performing in various nightclubs and lounges in the 1950s. He later transitioned to acting and appeared in several TV shows and films throughout the 1960s and 1970s, including "The Rifleman," "Bonanza," and "The Big Valley." Durant also had a brief stint as a game show host, hosting "The Tijuana Brass" in the late 1960s. Despite his success, Durant struggled with alcoholism throughout his life and died of complications related to the disease in 2005 at the age of 72.

In addition to his acting and singing career, Don Durant was also an accomplished songwriter. He wrote several songs, including "Please Don't Go" and "Bad Bad Day," which were recorded by other artists. Durant was also a skilled guitarist and often played on his own recordings. He was briefly married to singer and actress Judy Lynn in the 1950s. Despite his personal struggles, Durant is remembered for his contributions to the entertainment industry during a pivotal era in American popular culture.

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Joe Raposo

Joe Raposo (February 8, 1937 Fall River-February 5, 1989 Bronxville) a.k.a. Joseph Guilherme Raposo or Joseph Raposo was an American writer, musician, composer, songwriter, lyricist, singer and film score composer. He had four children, Liz Raposo, Nicholas Raposo, Joseph Raposo and Andrew Raposo.

Genres related to him: Blues and Jazz.

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Erik Darling

Erik Darling (September 25, 1933 Baltimore-August 3, 2008 Chapel Hill) otherwise known as Eric Darling was an American songwriter and musician.

His albums: Instrumental Music And Songs Of The Southern Appalachians and Bowling Green.

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Kenneth Schermerhorn

Kenneth Schermerhorn (November 20, 1929 Schenectady-April 18, 2005 Nashville) was an American conductor and music director.

His albums: Finlandia / Swan of Tuonela / Valse Triste / Karelia Suite / Pohjola's Daughter / Lemminkäinen's Return, Symphony no. 1 / Piano Concerto, Symphony No. 2 / Robert Browning Overture, Gaelic" Symphony / Piano Concerto and West Side Story: The Original Score.

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Candy Darling

Candy Darling (November 24, 1944 Forest Hills-March 21, 1974 New York City) also known as James Lawrence Slattery, Hope Slattery, Hope Dahl, Candy Dahl or Candy Cane was an American actor.

She was a transgender pioneer and one of the most recognizable faces in Andy Warhol's avant-garde films of the 1960s. Candy grew up in Queens, New York and began using the name Candy in the early 1960s. She quickly became a fixture in New York City's underground art scene. In 1968, she appeared in Warhol's film "Flesh" and later in "Women in Revolt" and "Heat."

Candy also performed onstage in plays such as "Glamour, Glory and Gold," and "Vain Victory: The Vicissitudes of the Damned." She was known for her striking appearance, often wearing wigs and heavy makeup, and her charismatic personality. In addition to her acting career, Candy was also a muse to several artists and photographers, including Robert Mapplethorpe.

Sadly, Candy died of lymphoma at the age of 29. She remains an icon of the transgender rights movement and an inspiration to many.

Candy Darling was a fearless and pioneering advocate for transgender rights at a time when being openly transgender was met with widespread disdain and discrimination. She is remembered today not only for her contributions to the art world, but as a trailblazer who helped pave the way for future generations of transgender people to live their lives with the dignity and respect they deserve. Despite facing numerous challenges throughout her life, including poverty, rejection from her family and struggles with her health, Candy remained fiercely committed to her art and her activism until her untimely death. Her legacy continues to inspire and motivate people around the world to fight for a more just and equitable society.

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Danny Gaither

Danny Gaither (November 20, 1938 Alexandria-April 6, 2001) was an American musician and singer.

Genres related to him: Christian music.

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Don Pullen

Don Pullen (December 25, 1941 Roanoke-April 22, 1995 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Pullen, Don was an American organist, jazz pianist, musician, bandleader, composer, record producer and pianist.

His albums: Mosaic Select 13: Don Pullen, Sacred Common Ground, Capricorn Rising: Featuring Sam Rivers, Fundamental Destiny, Healing Force, Evidence of Things Unseen, Warriors, Milano Strut, The Magic Triangle and The Sixth Sense. Genres: Jazz, Avant-garde jazz, Hard bop and Bebop.

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Howard Da Silva

Howard Da Silva (May 4, 1909 Cleveland-February 16, 1986 Ossining) also known as Howard Silverblatt, Howard DaSylva, Howard da Silva or Howard De Silva was an American actor, voice actor and theatre director.

His albums: Oklahoma! (1943 original Broadway cast).

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Jim Pepper

Jim Pepper (June 18, 1941 Salem-February 10, 1992 Portland) also known as Pepper, Jim was an American , .

Discography: Comin' and Goin', The Path, Dakota Song, Art of the Duo, Remembering the Moment and Live at New Morning, Paris.

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Peter Lieberson

Peter Lieberson (October 25, 1946 New York City-April 23, 2011 Tel Aviv) was an American composer.

His most important albums: King Gesar and Neruda Songs.

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Paul Jabara

Paul Jabara (January 31, 1948 Brooklyn-September 29, 1992 Los Angeles) also known as Paul Frederick Jabara or Paul Jebari was an American songwriter, actor and singer.

His albums: Shut Out, Keeping Time, The Third Album, Paul Jabara & Friends, Paul Jabara's Greatest Hits... And Misses, De La Noche: The True Story – A Poperetta, and Disco Wedding / Honeymoon in Puerto Rico.

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Dave Guard

Dave Guard (October 19, 1934 San Francisco-March 22, 1991 Strafford County) otherwise known as Donald David Guard or The Kingston Trio was an American singer and songwriter. He had three children, Catherine Guard, Sally Guard and Tom Guard.

Genres he performed: Folk music and World music.

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Bruce Gary

Bruce Gary (April 7, 1951 Burbank-August 22, 2006 United States of America) a.k.a. Gary, Bruce or Bruce David Gary was an American musician, record producer and drummer.

Genres he performed: Rock music, Blues and Blues rock.

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Phil Seymour

Phil Seymour (May 15, 1952 Oklahoma City-August 17, 1993 Tarzana) a.k.a. Philip Warren Seymour was an American singer-songwriter, drummer, guitarist, bassist and record producer.

His albums include Phil Seymour. Genres related to him: Power pop, Rock music and New Wave.

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John Hartford

John Hartford (December 30, 1937 New York City-June 4, 2001 Nashville) a.k.a. John Cowan Harford or Hartford, John was an American songwriter, singer, dancer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, musician and fiddler.

Related albums: Looks at Life / Earthwords & Music, Natural to Be Gone: 1967-1970, Hamilton Ironworks, Iron Mountain Depot, Housing Project, Looks at Life, Mark Twang, Steam Powered Aereo-Takes, Aereo-Plain and Morning Bugle. Genres he performed include Bluegrass, Country and Folk music.

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Junior Wells

Junior Wells (December 9, 1934 Memphis-January 15, 1998 Chicago) a.k.a. Jr. Wells, Wells, Junior, Amos Wells Blakemore Jr. or Amos Blackmore was an American musician and songwriter.

His albums include You're Tuff Enough: The Blue Rock Studio Recordings, Calling All Blues, Junior Wells 1957-1963: University Rock, Junior Wells: Universal Rock, Keep On Steppin': The Best of Junior Wells, Live Around the World, Live at Buddy Guy's Legends, Messin' With the Kid: Junior Wells 1957-1963, Southside Blues Jam (feat. Buddy Guy and Otis Spann) and Undisputed Godfather of Blues. Genres he performed: Blues and Chicago blues.

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George Howard

George Howard (September 15, 1956 Philadelphia-March 29, 1998 Atlanta) also known as Howard, George was an American saxophonist, composer, record producer, singer and music arranger.

His most important albums: A Nice Place to Be, A Home Far Away, Attitude Adjustment, Do I Ever Cross Your Mind, Love and Understanding, Personal, The VERY BEST of GEORGE HOWARD and then some, There's a Riot Going On, When Summer Comes and Midnight Mood. Genres related to him: Jazz and Smooth jazz.

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Dan Seals

Dan Seals (February 8, 1948 McCamey-March 25, 2009 Nashville) a.k.a. England Dan, Danny Wayland Seals, Dan Wayland Seals, Danny Wayland "Dan" Seals, England Dan and John Ford Coley or England Dan Seals was an American singer, songwriter, singer-songwriter and musician. His children are Jesse Seals, Holley Seals, Jeremy Seals and Jimmy Seals.

Related albums: Early Dan Seals, Best of Dan Seals (Curb), Fired Up, Greatest Hits, In A Quiet Room II, In a Quiet Room, Make It Home, Portrait, The Best and Harbinger. Genres he performed: Country, Pop music and Soft rock.

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Malachi Thompson

Malachi Thompson (August 21, 1949 Caldwell County-July 16, 2006 Chicago) also known as Thompson, Malachi was an American , .

His albums: Buddy Bolden's Rag, Freebop Now! The 20th Anniversary of The Freebop Band, 47th Street and Talking Horns.

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Joey Ramone

Joey Ramone (May 19, 1951 Forest Hills-April 15, 2001 Washington Heights) also known as Jeffrey Hyman, Ramone, Joey, Jeffry Ross Hyman or The Godfather of Punk Rock was an American singer, singer-songwriter, songwriter and musician.

His albums include What a Wonderful World, Christmas Spirit… in My House, Don’t Worry About Me and ...Ya Know?. His related genres: Punk rock.

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Joe Glazer

Joe Glazer (June 19, 1918 New York City-September 19, 2006 Silver Spring) a.k.a. Glazer, Joe was an American songwriter and musician.

His albums include Songs of Joe Hill.

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Chris Jones

Chris Jones (November 11, 1958 Reno-September 13, 2005 Northeim) also known as Chris Jones, Jones, Chris or Christopher Paul Jones was an American songwriter and film score composer.

His albums: Roadhouses & Automobiles, Free Man, Slow Roll, Smoke and Noise, Are We There Yet? Live in Concert, Moonstruck & No Looking Back, Moving Air and Destination Unknown / I'm The Man.

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Dennis Miles

Dennis Miles (September 23, 1959-August 17, 2004) also known as D-Roc was an American , .

Genres: Heavy metal.

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Gil Askey

Gil Askey (March 9, 1925 Austin-April 9, 2014 Melbourne) was an American film score composer.

He was best known for his work in arranging and conducting music for legendary musician Louis Armstrong, with whom he worked for several years. Askey also worked with various other well-known artists such as Diana Ross, The Supremes, and Aretha Franklin. In addition to his film score work, Askey contributed to numerous television shows, including The Cosby Show and The Flip Wilson Show. He was also a highly respected music educator and served as a faculty member for the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in Australia.

His contributions to the music industry were recognized with several awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Black Music Caucus. Askey was born and raised in Austin, Texas, where he developed his passion for music at a young age. He started his career as a jazz trumpeter, playing in various clubs and bands across the country. As he gained more experience, he transitioned into composing and arranging music for orchestras and popular artists. His work on Louis Armstrong's album "What a Wonderful World" remains a classic and continues to inspire new generations of musicians. Askey was a trailblazer in the music industry, breaking down barriers and paving the way for future generations of Black composers and arrangers.

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