(November 10, 1864 Sao Paulo , † 17 January 1892) was a Brazilian Composer and Pianist .
His Jewish family came from France and was musically... Read more
Louis Chauvin (March 13, 1881 — March 26, 1908, aged 27) was an African American ragtime musician.
Born in St. Louis, Missouri of a Mexican... Read more
Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938) was an American blues musician, among the most famous of Delta blues musicians. His landmark... Read more
Nat Jaffe (January 1, 1918-August 5, 1945) was an American swing jazz pianist and was married to singer Shirley Lloyd.
Jaffe lived in Berlin... Read more
Jesse Lorenzo Belvin (December 15, 1932 – February 6, 1960) was an American R&B singer, pianist and songwriter popular in the 1950s, whose success... Read more
Rudy Lewis is the odd-man-out in the history of the Drifters. He occupied the lead singer spot from late 1960 until 1964, occasionally sharing that... Read more
Spanky and Our Gang was an American 1960s folk-rock band led by Elaine "Spanky" McFarlane. The band derives its name from Hal Roach's popular Our... Read more
Alan "Blind Owl" Christie Wilson (July 4, 1943 – September 3, 1970) was the leader, singer, and primary composer in the American blues band Canned... Read more
Early on September 18, 1970, Jimi Hendrix died in London under circumstances which have never been fully explained. He had spent the later part of... Read more
Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer, songwriter and music arranger, from Port Arthur, Texas. She rose to... Read more
Dyke & the Blazers is a former American funk band.
The Buffalo band Dyke & the Blazers picked up on the rhythms, bass and organ innovations of... Read more
James Douglas "Jim" Morrison (December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971) was an American singer, songwriter, poet, writer and filmmaker. He was best known as... Read more
Linda Jones (14 December 1944, Newark, New Jersey - 14 March 1972, Harlem) was an American soul singer. She started in her family's gospel group... Read more
Ronald C. "Pigpen" McKernan (September 8, 1945 – March 8, 1973) was a founding member of the band the Grateful Dead. His musical contributions to... Read more
Bloodstone is a former R&B, soul, and funk group, most popular in the 1970s and early-1980s. The band charted 13 songs between 1973 and... Read more
Chase's work on a fourth studio album in mid-1974 came to an end on August 9, 1974. While en route to a scheduled performance at the Jackson County... Read more
David Michael Alexander (June 3, 1947 – February 10, 1975) was an American musician, best known as the original bassist for influential protopunk... Read more
Peter William Ham (27 April 1947 – 24 April 1975) was a Welsh singer, songwriter and guitarist, best known as the leader of the group Badfinger. Read more
Gary Mervin Thain (15 May 1948 – 8 December 1975) was a rock bassist, best known for his work with British band, Uriah Heep.
Born in... Read more
Helmut Köllen (born March 2, 1950; died May 3, 1977 at the age of 27) was a German musician. He was the bassist and vocalist for progressive rock... Read more
Deborah "Debbie" Weems (February 3, 1951 - February 22, 1978) was an American actress and singer. She is best remembered for her recurring roles on... Read more
Chris Bell (January 12, 1951 – December 27, 1978) was a singer, songwriter, and guitarist born in Memphis, Tennessee. Along with Alex Chilton, he... Read more
Jacob Miller (May 4, 1952 – March 23, 1980) was a Jamaican reggae artist who first recorded with Clement Dodd. While pursuing a prolific solo... Read more
D. Boon (born Dennes Dale Boon, April 1, 1958 – December 22, 1985) was an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. Active between 1978, when he... Read more
Alexander Nickolaevich Bashlachev (Russian: Александр Николаевич Башлачёв) was a famous Russian poet, rock musician and songwriter. Bashlachev was... Read more