Canadian musicians who died due to Stomach cancer

Here are 2 famous musicians from Canada died in Stomach cancer:

Brett Somers

Brett Somers (July 11, 1924 Saint John-September 15, 2007 Westport) also known as Audrey Johnston, Dawn Johnston, Brett Somers-Klugman, Brett Somers Klugman, Brett Sommers or Audrey Dawn Johnston was a Canadian singer, actor, comedian and tv personality. Her children are called David Klugman, Leslie Klein and Adam Klugman.

Brett Somers began her career as a singer in the 1950s and performed in musicals such as "Follies Bergère" and "The Seven Year Itch". She then transitioned to acting and appeared in numerous television shows and films, including "The New Perry Mason", "Mary Tyler Moore", and "The Odd Couple".

However, Somers is best known for her role as a panelist on the popular game show "Match Game" from 1973 to 1982. Her quick wit and dry humor made her a fan favorite, and she developed a close friendship with fellow panelist Charles Nelson Reilly.

Somers was married to actor Jack Klugman from 1953 to 1977 and they had two children together. After their divorce, they remained close friends until Klugman's death in 2012.

In addition to her work in entertainment, Somers was also an advocate for breast cancer awareness and worked with the American Cancer Society to promote screening and treatment options. She passed away in 2007 at the age of 83.

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Claude Ryan

Claude Ryan (January 26, 1925 Montreal-February 9, 2004 Montreal) was a Canadian journalist.

He started his career in journalism as a reporter for Le Devoir in 1947 and later became the editor-in-chief of the newspaper in 1964. Ryan played a prominent role in Quebec politics and was an advocate for Canadian federalism during the 1980 and 1995 Quebec referendums. Ryan was a co-founder of the federalist political party in Quebec, the Parti québécois. He also served as a member of the National Assembly of Quebec and was the leader of the Quebec Liberal Party from 1978 to 1982. Ryan was a respected journalist and a well-known public figure in Quebec, receiving numerous awards throughout his career.

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