Argentine musicians who died due to Lung cancer

Here are 2 famous musicians from Argentina died in Lung cancer:

Dick Haymes

Dick Haymes (September 13, 1918 Buenos Aires-March 28, 1980 Los Angeles) also known as Richard Benjamin Haymes or Richard Benjamin "Dick" Haymes was an Argentine singer and actor. He had seven children, Stephanie Haymes Roven, Helen Joanna Haymes, Barbara Nugent Haymes, Richard Ralph Haymes, Dick Haymes Jr., Sean Patrick Haymes and Samantha Haymes.

His most important albums: Best of Dick Haymes, Legendary Song Stylist, Look at Me Now!, The More I See You / I Wish I Knew, Rain or Shine, Moondreams, Dick Haymes Comes Home!, The Complete Capitol Collection, Imagination and Dick Haymes - Maury Laws Orchestra / Featuring Cy Coleman.

Dick Haymes was born to Irish parents in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where his father worked as a rancher. He was raised in the United States and began his music career as a singer with various big bands in the 1930s and 1940s. He became a popular crooner during the 1940s and 1950s, recording many hits such as "The More I See You" and "Long Ago and Far Away." Haymes also had a successful acting career, appearing in films such as State Fair and Four Jills in a Jeep.

Despite his professional success, Haymes had a turbulent personal life. He was married six times and had financial troubles throughout his career. He struggled with alcoholism and was arrested multiple times for drunk driving. In his later years, he suffered from emphysema and died from lung cancer at the age of 61 in Los Angeles, California. Despite his personal struggles, Haymes is remembered as a talented performer and influential singer of the mid-20th century.

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Luis Alberto Spinetta

Luis Alberto Spinetta (January 23, 1950 Buenos Aires-February 8, 2012 Buenos Aires) also known as Spinetta, Spinetta, Luis Alberto, El Flaco, Luigi or Luisito was an Argentine musician, singer and composer. His children are Dante, Catarina Spinetta, Valentino Spinetta and Vera Spinetta.

His albums include Elija y gane, Para los Árboles, Silver Sorgo, A 18' del sol, Camalotus, Don Lucero, El álbum, Exactas, Fuego gris and Kamikaze. Genres: Progressive rock, Jazz, Blues, Jazz fusion, Rock music, Blues rock, Psychedelic pop, Experimental rock, Folk music, Hard rock, Soft rock and Album-oriented rock.

Spinetta was widely regarded as one of the most influential musicians in the history of Argentine rock. He began his music career in the late 1960s as a member of the band Almendra, which is considered to be one of the pioneers of Argentine rock. After the band disbanded in 1970, Spinetta went on to form several other successful bands, including Pescado Rabioso and Invisible.

Throughout his career, Spinetta released over twenty albums and collaborated with many other musicians. His music was known for its poetic lyrics and wide range of musical styles. He was also recognized for his virtuosic guitar playing and unique vocal style.

In addition to his music career, Spinetta was also a philosopher and poet. He wrote several books and was known for his interest in philosophy and spirituality. Spinetta passed away in 2012 at the age of 62 due to lung cancer. His legacy in Argentine music continues to inspire and influence musicians to this day.

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