Deadline Hollywood, reported October 6, 2019: Ginger Baker Dies: Superstar Drummer For Cream, Blind Faith Was 80.
Ginger Baker, the volatile musician widely acknowledged as one of the greatest drummers in rock ‘n roll history, died today at age 80. His death was confirmed by his family via Twitter.
BET, reported September 30, 2019: Legendary Opera Singer, Jessye Norman, Dies At 74.
The African-American soprano was an American treasure, often called to celebrate and memorialize America’s most significant events.
Deadline Hollywood, reported October 4, 2019: Diahann Carroll Dies: Groundbreaking Star Of TV’s ‘Julia’ & Tony Winner Was 84.
Diahann Carroll, TV’s history-making star of NBC’s 1960s sitcom Julia and Broadway’s first black Tony Award-winner in a leading role for the 1962 musical No Strings, died today of cancer. The Dynasty star was 84.
Deadline Hollywood, reported September 11, 2019: Jeff Fenholt Dies: Broadway’s Original ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Was 68.
Jeff Fenholt, who played the title role in the original Broadway production and tour of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical Jesus Christ Superstar and later became a TV evangelist, died Tuesday. He was 68 and apparently ailing, and though his son and friends in the faith community confirmed his death, details were scarce.
Deadline Hollywood, reported September 15, 2019: Ric Ocasek Dies: Lead Singer Of The Cars Was 75.
Ric Ocasek, the spindly frontman of the Cars who was inducted last year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with his New Wave bandmates, is dead, according to authorities in New York City. He was 75.
Deadline Hollywood, reported September 13, 2019: Eddie Money Dies: ‘Real Money’ Star And Classic Rock Stalwart Was 70.
Eddie Money, the star of the AXS TV reality series Real Money and the classic rock mainstay behind 1970s and 1980s hits like “Two Tickets to Paradise,” “Take Me Home Tonight,” “Think I’m In Love,” “Walk on Water,” “Shakin'” and “Baby Hold On,” died Friday, less than a month after announcing his esophageal cancer diagnosis. He was 70.
Deadline Hollywood, reported September 6, 2019: Carol Lynley Dies: ‘The Poseidon Adventure’ Actress Was 77.
Actress Carol Lynley, whose popularity in the 1960s and ’70s grew with films Return to Peyton Place, Under the Yum Yum Tree and Bunny Lake is Missing, as well as TV appearances in some of the most watched series of the era (Mannix, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., The Big Valley) while peaking with 1972’s disaster film classic The Poseidon Adventure, died Tuesday after suffering a heart attack at her home in Pacific Palisades, CA. She was 77.
Deadline Hollywood, reported September 3, 2019: Haley Smith Dies: ‘American Idol’ Contestant Was 26.
Haley Smith, a contestant on Season 11 of American Idol, died Saturday following a motorcycle crash in Millinocket, Maine, Millinocket police confirmed to Deadline. She was 26.
Deadline Hollywood, reported August 30, 2019: Andrew Horn Dies: Director Of ‘We Are Twisted F***ing Sister’ Was 66.
Andrew Horn, the music documentary filmmaker for We Are Twisted F**king Sister, the story of the world’s greatest bar band and its struggle to reach the big time, has died. He was 66 years old and passed from cancer in Berlin, according to friend Rebecca Lieb.
JamBase, reported August 27, 2019: Guitarist Neal Casal 1968 – 2019.
Neal Casal, a co-founding member of the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Circles Around the Sun, The Cardinals and numerous other projects has died at age 50.

Deadline Hollywood, reported August 3, 2019: D.A. Pennebaker Dies: Cinematographer And Director Was 94.
D.A. Pennebaker, a cinematographer, director and master of cinema verite known for the 1967 documentary Don’t Look Back, has died. He was 94.

Deadline Hollywood, reported August 2, 2019: Howard Lapides Dies: Longtime Manager & ‘Celebrity Rehab’ Producer Was 68.
Howard Lapides, a longtime manager and CEO of Lapides Entertainment who produced Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew and The Man Show, died Thursday. He was 68.
Deadline Hollywood, reported July 31, 2019: Harold Prince Dies: Broadway Legend Who Produced Original ‘West Side Story’, ‘Fiddler’, ‘Phantom’ & More Was 91.
Harold Prince, the Broadway icon who produced and/or directed some of the 20th century’s most famous musicals West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Damn Yankees, Cabaret, Evita and The Phantom of the Opera, died today in Reykjavik, Iceland, after a brief illness. He was 91.
Deadline Hollywood, reported July 26, 2019: John Ferriter Dies: Former WMA Board Member, Head Of Non-Scripted Television Was 59.
John Ferriter, the former powerhouse William Morris Agency EVP/Worldwide Head of Non-Scripted TV and the only WMA board member to vote against the merger with Endeavor, died Thursday, according to sources. He was 59. A former close associate of his shared the news with some of Ferriter’s former colleagues today. We are still trying to confirm cause of death and specific details.

Also a television producer and a singer whose bands The Tearaways and Stingray opened for bands including The Bangles, REM and Guns & Roses, Ferriter is probably best remembered for his career at WMA, where he spent nearly two decades and rose to the level of executive vice president. He also became a WMA board member, one who was very critical of the merger between WMA and Endeavor that left the latter smaller agency in control, and many of the braintrust of the colossus out, including WMA chief Jim Wiatt
Deadline Hollywood, reported July 6, 2019: João Gilberto Dies: Brazilian Bossa Nova Pioneer Was 88.
João Gilberto, the Brazilian singer and composer best known as a pioneer of the bossa nova style of music, died Saturday in Rio de Janerio. He was 88.
Deadline Hollywood, reported June 24, 2019: William F. Brown Dies: ‘The Wiz’ Librettist Was 91.
William F. Brown, whose libretto for Broadway’s The Wiz earned him a Tony Award nomination, died yesterday in Westport, CT, according to his wife and collaborator Tina Tippit. Brown was 91.
New York Daily News, reported June 23, 2019: Rock 'n’ roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew dead at 100.
Ain’t that a shame?

Rock 'n’ roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew is dead at 100 years old and 6 months, his son, Don Bartholomew, confirmed to NPR Sunday.
Deadline Hollywood, reported June 15, 2019: Franco Zeffirelli Dies: Famed Director Of Shakespearean Drama Was 96.
Franco Zeffirelli, the Italian director whose visionary interpretation of Romeo and Juliet was nominated for an Academy Award, has died. He was 96 and passed at his residence in Rome.
Associated Press via ABC 13, reported June 10, 2019: Bushwick Bill, Geto Boys rapper, dies at 52 from pancreatic cancer.
Bushwick Bill, the diminutive, one-eyed rapper who with the Geto Boys helped put the South's stamp on rap with hits like "Mind Playing Tricks On Me" and "Six Feet Deep," died on Sunday at the age of 52, according to his publicist.
Deadline Hollywood, reported June 6, 2019: Dr. John Dies: New Orleans Music Legend, Soundtrack Stalwart And Actor Was 77.
Six-time Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dr. John has died. His death was announced on his official Facebook page by his family.
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