American music stars died in Oral cancer

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

Burl Ives

Burl Ives (June 14, 1909 Jasper County-April 14, 1995 Anacortes) also known as Brul Ives, Burle Icle Ivanhoe Ives, The Singing Troubadour Burl Ives, Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives or Burt Ives was an American singer, actor, writer, voice actor and author. He had four children, Alexander Ives, Steven Paul, Stuart Paul and Bonnie Paul.

His discography includes: 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Burl Ives, America’s Favorite Balladeer, America's Folk Singer (disc 3: Burl Today), America's Folk Singer: Burl Lives, Chim Chim Cheree, Christmas Album, Greatest Hits, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, 20th Century Masters: The Christmas Collection: The Best of Burl Ives and A Little Bitty Tear: The Nashville Years 1961-1965.

Burl Ives was born in Jasper County, Illinois, and began his singing career in the 1930s as a radio personality. He rose to national prominence in the 1940s through his appearances on the radio show "The Wayfaring Stranger" and as a recording artist. Ives was known for his rich baritone voice and his ability to perform a range of music genres, including folk, country, and children's songs.

In addition to his singing career, Ives also had a successful acting career, appearing in films such as "East of Eden" and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," as well as on television shows like "The Twilight Zone" and "The Big Valley." He was also a prolific author, writing several books for children and a memoir.

Throughout his life, Ives was known for his activism and support of progressive causes, including the civil rights movement and labor unions. He was a lifelong advocate for peace and was later in life known as an environmentalist.

Ives received numerous accolades throughout his career, including a Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance for his song "Funny Way of Laughin'" in 1963. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1971 and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy in 1993.

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Gordon MacRae

Gordon MacRae (March 12, 1921 East Orange-January 24, 1986 William Jennings Bryan House) a.k.a. Albert Gordon MacRae was an American singer and actor. He had five children, Meredith MacRae, Heather MacRae, Robert Bruce McRae, Gar MacRae and Amanda MacRae.

His albums include The Best Things in Life Are Free / Motion Picture Soundstage, It's Magic, Whispering Hope, Memory Songs, The Two of Us, Stars of the Summer Night, Old Rugged Cross, Kiss Me, Kate, Alone & Together and The Old Rugged Cross.

Gordon MacRae was born into a musical family and began his career at a young age. He attended college at Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts, where he developed his talents as a singer and performer. He later joined the US Army Air Corps during World War II and performed in military shows. After the war, MacRae began his professional career in musical theater, eventually making his way to Hollywood where he starred in several movie musicals, including Oklahoma! and Carousel.

MacRae's singing voice was velvety and smooth, making him a favorite on radio and television shows of the time. He was also well known for his duets with popular singers of the era, such as Jo Stafford and Doris Day. In addition to his musical endeavors, MacRae was also an accomplished actor, appearing in a variety of television shows and films throughout his career.

Despite his success on stage and screen, MacRae's personal life was tumultuous. He struggled with alcoholism and had several failed marriages before finally settling down with his fifth wife. MacRae passed away in 1986 from pneumonia, leaving behind a legacy as one of the greatest musical performers of his time.

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