James Ronald “Jimmy” Chi was born in 1948, in Broome, Western Australia and died on June 26, 2017. He was an Australian composer, musician and playwright. Jimmy best known work is the 1990 musical Bran Nue Dae which was adapted for film in 2009. Jimmy Chi passed away at 69 ..
Jacques Charpentier was October 18, 1933 in Paris, France and died on June 15, 2017. He was a French composer and organist. Charpentier unrelated to either of two other eminent French musicians with the same surname (Marc-Antoine Charpentier and Gustave Charpentier). He died in Lézignan-Corbières. Jacques Charpentier passeed away at 83 ..
Kyla Greenbaum was born in 1922, in Brighton, England and died on June 15, 2017. She was a British pianist and composer. During 1956, Kyla married psychiatrist Andrew Crowcroft. Together had two children and lived in Camden for twenty years, throwing parties for exiles, writers, and musicians. Greenbaum co-authored a book with her husband on ..
Belton Richard was born on October 5, 1939, in Rayne, Louisiana and died on June 21, 2017. He was a Cajun accordionist. Richard was known for his baritone vocal range. Richard founded The Musical Aces in 1959 after a stint playing rock and roll and swamp pop. Throughout his tenure, Belton released many popular songs, ..
Ludger Rémy was born on February 4, 1949, in Kalkar and died on June 21, 2017. He was a German harpsichordist, conductor and musicologist. Rémy’s main interest was to research German music of the 17th and 18th century and to revive the discovered works in performances and recordings, taking into account their position in historic ..
Gunter Gabriel (born Günter Caspelherr) was born on June 11, 1942 and died on June 22, 2017. He was a German singer, musician and composer. He became famous in Germany as singer of Schlager songs. He lived in Harburg, Hamburg. Gabriel published Wer einmal tief im Keller saß. Erinnerungen eines Rebellen with Oliver Flesch in ..
Byron Christopher Murrell was born on December 18, 1956, Winston-Salem, North Carolina and died on June 18, 2017. He was an American jazz and gospel singer. Murrell has toured as the featured vocalist for the Count Basie Orchestra and has made appearances with the Roger Humphries Big Band. Chris Murrell passed away at 61 years ..
Albert Johnson was born on November 2, 1974, in Hempstead, New York and died on June 20, 2017. He was better known by his stage name Prodigy. He was an American rapper and one half of the hip hop duo Mobb Deep with Havoc. Prodigy was the great-great-grandson of the founder of Morehouse College. Apparently ..
Thara Memory was born in Eatonville, Florida and died on June 17, 2017, in Portland, Oregon. He was a trumpeter and educator. Memory attended Alabama State University and Marylhurst University. Memory lived in Portland, Oregon, United States from the 1980s until his death in 2017. During 2005, he founded the American Music Program Pacific Crest ..
Corneliu Stroe was born on October 22, 1949, in Bucharest and died on June 11, 2017. He was a Romanian drummer and percussionist. Stroe moved at the age of 2 to Mediaș due to his father’s job. Store grew up there, and later became a member of several local bands, among them Orfeus. Corneliu Stroe ..