Québécois poet, writer, singer, songwriter, screenwriter, and director Claude Péloquin was born in 1942 and died on November 25, 2018. He published more than twenty books of poetry. Canadian poet was also the author of many popular songs, including Robert Charlebois’ “Lindberg” for which he won the Félix Award in 1969. Claude Péloquin passed away ..
The Italian opera singer Umberto Borsò was born on April 3, 1923, in La Spezia and died on November 26, 2018, in Rome. Umberto Borsò passed away at 95 ..
American ragtime pianist, historian, and collector of music memorabilia Johnny Maddox was born on August 4, 1927, and died on November 27, 2018. Maddox’s enthusiasm for the jazz time was energized by his incredible auntie Zula Cothron. Cothron played with an all-young ladies’ symphony at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis and later ..
Indian playback singer Mohammed Aziz was born on July 2, 1954, in Ashoknagar, West Bengal, India and died on November 27, 2018, in Mumbai. Mohammed Aziz’s nickname was Munna and his real name was Syed Mohammed Aziz-un-Nabi. Being a vigorous admirer of music and Mohammed Rafi, Aziz began singing from youth. He began his melodic ..
Russian conductor Stanislav Gorkovenko was born on January 30, 1938, and died on November 26, 2018. Gorkovenko was a Soviet and Russian conductor from Baku. He moved on from the Azerbaijan and Saint Petersburg Conservatories where he was under direction from Nikolai Rabinovich. From 1967 to 1978 Gorkovenko was responsible for the Leningrad Music Hall ..
Jamaican reggae singer Trevor McNaughton was born in Jamaica and died on November 20, 2018. Trevor McNaughton was a member of The Melodians, who were are a rocksteady band formed in the Greenwich Town area of Kingston, Jamaica, in 1963, by Tony Brevett (born 1949, nephew of The Skatalites bassist, Lloyd Brevett), Brent Dowe and ..
Nigerian media personality, actress and social media content creator Oluwatosin Bucknor popularly known as Tosyn Bucknor was born on August 15, 1981, and died on November 19, 2018. She was destined to Mrs. Sola Bucknor and Mr. Segun Bucknor, a performer, in a taxi on August 15. Bucknor was sister to Funke Bucknor, CEO of ..
English socialist folk singer Roy Bailey was born on October 20, 1935, and died on November 20, 2018. He started his melodic profession in a skiffle band in 1958 and later joined people supergroup the Three City Four including Leon Rosselson, as a trade for Martin Carthy. Colin Irwin from the music magazine Mojo said ..
Indian-born British musician and conductor Levine Andrade was born in 1954, in Bombay and died on November 20, 2018. Levine Andrade was parents Bonaventure and Juliana and emigrated to England. Following a grant to the Yehudi Menuhin School at 9 years old he ended up one of its initial twelve individuals and was guided by ..
American slack-key guitarist and singer Cyril Pahinui was born on April 21, 1950, in Waimānalo and died on November 17, 2018. Cyril Pahinui is the child of the Hawaiian guitarist (and Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame inductee) Gabby Pahinui. Pahinui has added to in excess of 35 Hawaiian melodic discharges and three Grammy Award-winning accumulations ..