Canadian musicians who died due to Cancer

Here are 26 famous musicians from Canada died in Cancer:

John MacMurray

John MacMurray (December 30, 1958-August 20, 2006) was a Canadian trumpeter.

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Colleen Peterson

Colleen Peterson (November 14, 1950 Peterborough-October 9, 1996 Toronto) also known as Peterson, Colleen or Colleen Susan Peterson was a Canadian singer.

Genres related to her: Country and Folk music.

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Derek Lamb

Derek Lamb (June 20, 1936 Bromley-November 5, 2005 Poulsbo) also known as Derek Reginald Steven Lamb or Derek Reginald Lamb was a Canadian film director, screenwriter, film producer, animator and musician. His children are Richard Steven Lamb and Thomas Derek Lamb.

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Dan Kelly

Dan Kelly (September 17, 1936 Canada-February 10, 1989) was a Canadian , .

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Terry Carisse

Terry Carisse (July 11, 1942 Ottawa-May 22, 2005 Ottawa) a.k.a. Terrance Victor Carisse was a Canadian singer-songwriter.

Genres he performed include Country.

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Ruby Keeler

Ruby Keeler (August 25, 1910 Dartmouth-February 28, 1993 Rancho Mirage) a.k.a. Ethel Hilda Keeler was a Canadian singer, actor and dancer. She had one child, Al Jolson Jr..

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Rosina Lawrence

Rosina Lawrence (December 30, 1912 Westboro, Ottawa-June 23, 1997 New York City) also known as Miss Lawrence or Miss Jones was a Canadian actor, dancer and singer.

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Percy Faith

Percy Faith (April 7, 1908 Toronto-February 9, 1976 Encino) otherwise known as P. Faith, The Percy Faith Strings or Faith, Percy was a Canadian bandleader, composer and film score composer.

His albums: 16 Most Requested Songs, Camelot / My Fair Lady, Angel of the Morning / Black Magic Woman, Instrumental Favorites: A Time Life Collection, Viva! The Music of Mexico / The Music of Brazil!, The Ultimate Collection, More Themes For Young Lovers, Percy Faith Plays Music From South Pacific, Porgy and Bess / The Most Happy Fella and The Most Happy Fella.

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Michael Cuccione

Michael Cuccione (January 5, 1985 Burnaby-January 13, 2001 Vancouver) a.k.a. Jason McKnight, Q.T. McKnight or McKnight, Jason was a Canadian singer.

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Tommy Douglas

Tommy Douglas (October 20, 1904 Falkirk-February 24, 1986 Ottawa) a.k.a. Thomas Clement Douglas or Thomas Clement "Tommy" Douglas was a Canadian politician and minister. He had two children, Shirley Douglas and Joan Douglas.

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Richard Bell

Richard Bell (March 5, 1946 Toronto-June 15, 2007 Toronto) also known as Bell, Richard was a Canadian musician.

Genres: Rock music.

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Jeff Healey

Jeff Healey (March 25, 1966 Toronto-March 2, 2008 Toronto) also known as Norman Jeffrey Healey, Healey, Jeff or Norman Jeffrey "Jeff" Healey was a Canadian musician, disc jockey, singer-songwriter, songwriter, actor and guitarist.

His albums include Mess of Blues, Songs From the Road, Last Call, Legacy: Volume One (The Singles), See the Light, Get Me Some, Feel This, Hell to Pay, Among Friends and It's Tight Like That. Genres: Jazz, Dixieland, Rock music, Blues, Hard rock and Blues rock.

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Moe Koffman

Moe Koffman (December 28, 1928 Toronto-March 28, 2001 Orangeville) also known as Koffman, Moe, Morris Koffman, Moe, Morris Koffman, OC, Morris "Moe" Koffman or Morris "Moe" Koffman, OC was a Canadian musician, composer, flutist, music arranger, music director, bandleader and multi-instrumentalist. He had three children, Herbie Koffman, Larry Koffman and Elie Koffman.

Discography: Music for the Night, The Best of Moe Koffman: Volume 1 & 2, Moe Koffman Project, Tales of Koffman, Moe's Curried Soul, Museum Pieces and Jungle Man. Genres related to him: Bebop and Jazz.

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Jerry Holland

Jerry Holland (February 23, 1955 Brockton-July 16, 2009) a.k.a. Holland, Jerry was a Canadian fiddler and songwriter.

Discography: Fiddler's Choice and The Fiddlesticks Collection.

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Carmen Lombardo

Carmen Lombardo (July 16, 1903 London-April 17, 1971) also known as Lombardo, Carmen was a Canadian film score composer.

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Rob McConnell

Rob McConnell (February 14, 1935 London-May 1, 2010 Toronto) also known as McConnell, Rob, Robert Murray Gordon McConnell, Rob, Robert Murray Gordon "Rob" McConnell or Robert Murray Gordon "Rob" McConnell, OC was a Canadian trombonist, composer, music arranger, music teacher and music artist. His children are called Brian McConnell, Jennifer McConnell Vaandering and Robin McConnell.

His albums include Trio Sketches, Three for the Road, Mutual Street and So Very Rob - Boss Brass Revisited.

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Raymond Berthiaume

Raymond Berthiaume (May 9, 1931 Québec-June 23, 2009 Montreal) also known as Berthiaume, Raymond was a Canadian singer, musician, record producer and composer.

His albums: Chansons inoubliables du Cocktail Lounge, Les grands succès and Noël et toi. Genres: Jazz, Film score and Ballad.

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John Allan Cameron

John Allan Cameron (December 16, 1938 Inverness County-November 22, 2006 Toronto) also known as Cameron, John Allan was a Canadian singer. His child is Stuart Cameron.

His albums: Wind Willow. Genres he performed: Celtic music and Folk music.

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Harry Freedman

Harry Freedman (April 5, 1922 Łódź-September 16, 2005 Toronto) also known as Freedman, Harry or Henryk Frydmann was a Canadian oboist, musician, composer and music educator.

His most recognized albums: Forsyth: Atayoskewin / Freedman: Oiseaux Exotiques.

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Peter Dyneley

Peter Dyneley (April 13, 1921 Hastings-August 19, 1977 London) also known as Peter was a Canadian actor and voice actor. His children are Richard Dyneley and Amanda Dyneley.

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Hagood Hardy

Hagood Hardy (February 26, 1937 Angola-January 1, 1997 Hamilton) also known as Hardy, Hagood, Hugh Hagood Hardy or Hugh Hagood Hardy, CM was a Canadian composer, pianist, vibraphonist, music arranger, percussionist and film score composer.

His albums: Alone, All My Best, Anne, The Homecoming, The Homecoming and Morocco.

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Louis Applebaum

Louis Applebaum (April 3, 1918 Toronto-April 19, 2000 Toronto) a.k.a. Applebaum, Louis or Lou Applebaum was a Canadian conductor and film score composer.

Genres: Film score.

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La Bolduc

La Bolduc (June 4, 1894-February 20, 1941 Montreal) also known as Madame Bolduc was a Canadian singer and chansonnier.

Her albums include Heritage Quebecois.

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Robbie King

Robbie King (February 11, 2015 Québec-October 1, 2003 Vancouver) was a Canadian musician.

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Angèle Arsenault

Angèle Arsenault (October 1, 1943 Abrams Village-February 25, 2014 Saint-Sauveur) a.k.a. Angele Arsenault or Arsenault, Angèle was a Canadian singer.

Her discography includes: Amour, J'ai vécu bien des années, Noël c'est l'amour, and .

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Don Harron

Don Harron (September 19, 1924 Toronto-January 17, 2015) a.k.a. Donald Hugh Harron, don_harron, Charlie Farquharson, Donald Harron, Donald H. Harron, Donald H. Harron, OC OOnt or Harron, Don was a Canadian actor, journalist, composer, author, film director, comedian and screenwriter. He had two children, Mary Harron and Kelley Harron.

His most important albums: Charlie Farquharson's Bible Stories.

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