American music stars died in Mesothelioma

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

Warren Zevon

Warren Zevon (January 24, 1947 Chicago-September 7, 2003 Los Angeles) a.k.a. The Motorcycle Abeline, Warren William Zevon, Sandy, Stephen Lyme or Sandy Zevon was an American songwriter, singer, musician, singer-songwriter, keyboard player and film score composer. He had two children, Jordan Zevon and Ariel Zevon.

His albums: Wanted Dead or Alive, Warren Zevon, Excitable Boy, Bad Luck Streak in Dancing School, The Envoy, Sentimental Hygiene, Transverse City, A Quiet Normal Life: The Best of Warren Zevon, Mr. Bad Example and Mutineer. Genres he performed: Rock music, Hard rock, Alternative rock, Folk rock, Pop rock, Americana, Folk music, Country, Country rock and Blues rock.

Zevon was known for his dark and witty lyrics, often featuring characters with questionable morals and dark themes. Some of his most popular songs include "Werewolves of London," "Lawyers, Guns and Money," and "Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner." He collaborated with many notable musicians throughout his career, including Jackson Browne, Bruce Springsteen, and David Letterman.

Zevon was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer in 2002 and continued to record and tour until his death in 2003. His final album, The Wind, was released just two weeks before his passing and features many popular musicians who paid tribute to Zevon by contributing to the album. Despite his relatively short career, Zevon's impact on the music industry and his influence on other musicians is still felt to this day.

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Joe Sample

Joe Sample (February 1, 1939 Houston-September 12, 2014 Houston) also known as Sample, Joe or Sample, Joe and the Soul Committee was an American jazz pianist, musician, composer and pianist.

His albums include Introducing Joe Sample, Ashes to Ashes, Carmel, Old Places, Old Faces, Rainbow Seeker, Sample This, Soul Shadows, Spellbound, The Pecan Tree and Voices in the Rain. Genres related to him: Jazz.

Joe Sample was born in Houston and grew up in a musical family. He began playing piano at the age of five and went on to study music at Texas Southern University. Sample gained fame as a member of The Jazz Crusaders, a group he formed with his classmates in the 1950s. The group eventually changed their name to The Crusaders and became one of the most successful jazz groups of the 1960s and 70s. Sample's distinctive style on the piano, which blended elements of jazz, blues, and gospel, contributed to the group's success.

In addition to his work with The Crusaders, Sample was a prolific solo artist and collaborated with many well-known musicians, including Miles Davis, B.B. King, Marvin Gaye, and Steely Dan, among others. He also composed music for films, including The Color Purple, and for television shows, including The Equalizer.

Sample continued to perform and record music throughout his life, even after being diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2014. He passed away later that same year in his hometown of Houston. Joe Sample's contributions to jazz music continue to be celebrated, and his legacy lives on through his recordings and performances.

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