Joseph Fire Crow, American Cheyenne flutist, Died at 58


Joseph Fire Crow was born on March 29, 1959 and died on July 11, 2017.

He was a Cheyenne flutist.

Crow released albums from 1992 to 2017.

Crow album Cheyenne Nation was nominated for a Grammy in 2001.

He appeared many times as a guest musician on recordings by other musicians in the industry.

During addition to his Grammy nomination, he earned top honors among his peers in the Native American Music Awards (NAMA) organization.

During 2003, Fire Crow received the NAMA “Song Writer of the Year” award for Legend of the Warrior.

During 2005, Fire Crow was recognized for his work with the Billings Symphony, taking home the NAMA award for “Best Instrumental Recording.”

Fire Crow was the 2006 recipient of NAMA’s “Flutist of the Year” award for his work on Red Beads.

He died due to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Joseph Fire Crow passed away at 58 years old.