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Earth, Wind & Fire Founder Maurice White Dead At 74

Maurice White, the founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, died

Maurice White, the founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, died in Los Angeles on Wednesday, according to the Associated Press. White was 74. “My brother, hero and best friend Maurice White passed away peacefully last night in his sleep,” Verdine White said in a statement on Earth, Wind & Fire’s Facebook page. “While the world…

Glenn Frey Eagles Guitarist Dead At 67

Glenn Frey the Eagles guitarist has died at the age of 67

Glenn Frey dead at the age of 67 He died in New York City on Monday from complications arising from rheumatoid arthritis, colitis and pneumonia. “Words can neither describe our sorrow, nor our love and respect for all that he has given to us,” his family and fellow band members said. The Eagles were one…

Alan Rickman, giant of British screen and stage, dies at 69

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Alan Rickman, one of the best-loved and most warmly admired British actors of the past 30 years, has died in London aged 69. His death was confirmed on Thursday by his family who said that he died “surrounded by family and friends”. Rickman had been suffering from cancer. A star whose arch features and languid…

Legendary Singer David Bowie Dead At 69

The singer-songwriter and producer excelled at glam rock, art rock, soul, hard rock, dance pop, punk and electronica during an eclectic 40-plus-year career. David Bowie has died after a battle with cancer, his rep confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 69. “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month…

Otis Clay, Blues Hall of Fame inductee, dies at age 73

Otis Clay dead at 73

Otis Clay, the Hall of fame rhythm and blues artist known as much for his big heart and charitable work in Chicago as for his singing internationally, died Friday. He was 73. The Mississippi-born Clay — whose gruff, tenor-tinged voice on blues songs such as Trying to Live My Life Without You varied from his…

Ken Taylor, former Canadian ambassador to Iran, dead at 81

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Ken Taylor the former Canadian ambassador to Iran died today at age 81. His son broke the news to the CBC. The Calgary-born diplomat was most famous for his role in the 1979 covert operation called the “Canadian Caper,” when he sheltered six Americans who escaped capture when a mob of Iranians stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and…

Subway co-founder Fred DeLuca Dead at age 76

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Subway co-founder Fred DeLuca, who as a teenager opened a Connecticut sandwich shop that would become the world’s largest restaurant chain, died Monday evening at the age of 67 after a fight with leukemia, the company said Tuesday. After his cancer diagnosis in 2013, the chain’s billionaire co-founder had stayed on as chief executive, saying…

George Coe an Original Member of SNL’s Saturday Night Live Died Today

Gеоrgе Cое original SNL mеmbеr Died Today

Gеоrgе Cое, оnе of thе original mеmbеrѕ оf US рорulаr television Saturday Night Live dіеd today Mоndау, Julу 20 аt thе age of 86. Cое wаѕ раrt оf thе “Nоt Rеаdу fоr Prіmе Tіmе Players” comedy troupe that had lаunсhеd thе ‘SNL’ TV ѕhоw іn 1975. Hе thеn wеnt оn tо hаvе a very successful…

Van Miller, longtime voice of the Bills, dies at age 87

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Vаn Miller, thе legendary Hall of Fame play bу рlау vоісе of thе Buffаlо Bіllѕ fоr 37-ѕеаѕоnѕ, dіеd Frіdау аftеr a brief illness. He was 87-years оld. A nаtіvе Western Nеw Yorker, Miller was thе lоngеѕt tеnurеd brоаdсаѕtеr fоr оnе tеаm іn NFL hіѕtоrу. Hе dіd twо ѕtіntѕ as thе rаdіо vоісе of thе Bіllѕ,…

Revealed: Award-winning producer Jerry Weintraub, 77, died after painful bowel rupture triggered two heart attacks

Award winning producer Jerry Weintraub died today

Movie producer Jerry Weintraub passed away in a hospital after suffering a bowel perforation that caused two heart attacks, it was revealed today. The 77-year-old Hollywood heavyweight, who was behind the hit Ocean’s Eleven remakes and the Karate Kid films, had fallen ill recently and was with family in Palm Springs when he died Monday.…

Yes bass guitarist Chris Squire dies aged 67

Chris Squire, the bass guitarist and co-founder of 1970s British progressive rock band Yes, has died at the age of 67, his bandmates have said. Current Yes keyboardist Geoffrey Downes tweeted: “Utterly devastated beyond words to have to report the sad news of the passing of my dear friend, bandmate and inspiration Chris Squire.” Squire…

Christopher Lee dies at the age of 93

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Sir Christopher Lee, known as the master of horror, has died at the age of 93 after being hospitalised for respiratory problems and heart failure. The veteran actor, immortalised in films from Dracula to The Wicker Man, and via James Bond villainy to the Lord of the Rings trilogy, died at 8.30am on Sunday morning…

B.B. King, Blues Legend, Dead at 89

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B.B. King the legend remember! B.B. King, the larger-than-life guitarist and singer who helped popularize electric blues and brought it to audiences for more than six decades, died Thursday in Las Vegas. He was 89. King, who was diagnosed with diabetes nearly 30 years ago, was hospitalized last month due to dehydration. Last October, he…