Michael Maule was born on October 31, 1921, and died on March 15, 2017. He was an American ballet dancer and instructor. He was a descendant of Scottish immigrants who had settled in the province of Natal, on the Indian Ocean. Maule’s early training in ballet took place in Pietermaritzburg and Durban, first under Nancy ..
Aloysius “Lucky” Gordon was born on July 5, 1931, and died on March 15, 2017. He was a British-based Jamaican jazz singer. He came to public attention during the Profumo Affair. Gordon arrived in London from Jamaica in the late 1940s. Later, he worked as a cook at Island Records’ Notting Hill studios (later Sarm ..
Anthony Terran or Tony Terran was born on May 30, 1926 and died on March 20, 2017. He was an American trumpet player and session musician. Terran was part of The Wrecking Crew, which was a group of session musicians in Los Angeles, California, who earned wide acclaim in the 1960s. On November 26, 2007, ..
Neila Sathyalingam was born in 1938 and died on March 9, 2017. She was a Singaporean classical Indian dancer, choreographer, and instructor of Sri Lankan Tamil origin. She was an alumna of Kalakshetra in Madras (now Chennai) under the tutelage of Srimathi Rukmini Devi Arundale, she emigrated with her family to Singapore in 1974. During ..
John Thomas “Sib” Hashian was on August 17, 1949, and died on March 22, 2017. He was an Armenian/Italian-American musician. He was best known as a drummer for the rock band Boston. He was of Armenian/Italian ancestry and lived in Lynnfield, Massachusetts. Sib Hashian had one son, Adam, and two daughters, songwriter, Aja Hashian and ..
Tony Lorenzo died on March 9, 2017. He was an American guitarist. He was a member of the band Sons of Azrael, who was an American death metal band from Buffalo, New York, that formed in 2004. The group’s first album was’The Conjuration of Vengeance’, was released in August 2007. Joe Siracuse, who was a ..
Joan Elise Sledge was born on September 13, 1956, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and died on March 10, 2017, She was better known as Joni Sledge. She was an American singer–songwriter and producer. She was best known as a founding member of the American family vocal group Sister Sledge. Joni was also a songwriter and producer; ..
Trisha Brown was born on November 25, 1936, in Aberdeen, Washington, and died on March 18, 2017. She was an American choreographer and dancer, and one of the founders of the Judson Dance Theater and the postmodern dance movement. She received a B.A. degree in dance from Mills College in 1958. Later, she received a ..
Roger “Buck” Hill was born on February 13, 1927, Washington, D.C. and died on March 20, 2017. He was an American jazz tenor and soprano saxophonist. He started playing professionally in 1943 but held a day job as a mailman in his birthplace of Washington, D.C. for over thirty years. Hill played with Charlie Byrd ..
Knut Sven-Erik Magnusson was born on October 13, 1942, and died on March 22, 2017. was a Swedish singer. He was known for being the lead singer of the dance band Sven-Ingvars. Sven-Ingvars had its last tour during the summer of 2016 with their last show on 21 August in Blekinge. He died due to ..