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15 Musicians who died in 2019

musicians who died in 2019

Several excellent musicians passed away in 2019, here we celebrate some of their lives and contributions to the world of music. January 29, 2019: James Ingram James Ingram died from brain cancer at his home in Los Angeles, aged 66. James Ingram (February 16, 1952 – January 29, 2019) was an American singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and record producer. He was also a multi Grammy nominated artist, a two-time Grammy Award-winner and a two-time Oscar nominee for…
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Dr John died June 6 2019.

Dr. John (November 20, 1941 – June 6, 2019) was born Malcolm John Rebennack and was an American singer and songwriter. His music combined blues, pop, jazz, boogie-woogie and rock and roll. Malcolm (Mac) John Rebennack was born in New Orleans on November 20, 1941 of French heritage. Growing up in the 3rd Ward, he found early musical inspiration in the minstrel tunes sung by his grandfather and a number of family members who played…
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