Category: Singer

Singer Joyce Bryant photographed by Carl Van V…

Singer Joyce Bryant photographed by Carl Van Vechten on May 28, 1953.

Bessie Smith photographed by Carl Van Vechte…

Bessie Smith photographed by Carl Van Vechten on February 3, 1936.

Brazilian jazz and bossa nova music icon Joã…

Brazilian jazz and bossa nova music icon João Gilberto (born João Gilberto Prado Pereira de Oliveira in Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil) – June 10, 1931 – July 6, 2019, RIP

Singer, songwriter and musician Dr. John (bo…

Singer, songwriter and musician Dr. John (born Malcolm John Rebennack in New Orleans, LA) – November 20, 1941 – June 6, 2019, RIP

Singer, songwriter, musician and actor Leon …

Singer, songwriter, musician and actor Leon Redbone (born Dickran Gobalian in Nicosia, Cyprus) – August 26, 1949 – May 30, 2019, RIP

Actress, model and singer Peggy Lipton (born…

Actress, model and singer Peggy Lipton (born Margaret Ann Lipton in Los Angeles, CA) – August 30, 1946 – May 11, 2019, RIP

The (English) Beat and General Public vocali…

The (English) Beat and General Public vocalist Ranking Roger (born Roger Charlery in Birmingham, UK) – February 21, 1963 – March 26, 2019, RIP

The Walker Brothers lead vocalist, songwrite…

The Walker Brothers lead vocalist, songwriter and musician Scott Walker (born Noel Scott Engel in Hamilton, OH) – January 9, 1943 – March 22, 2019, RIP

Talk Talk lead singer, songwriter and co-f…

Talk Talk lead singer, songwriter and co-founder Mark Hollis (born Mark David Hollis in Tottenham, London, UK) – January 4, 1955 – February 25, 2019, RIP

Background vocal legend Clydie King (born Cl…

Background vocal legend Clydie King (born Clydie Mae Crittendon in Dallas, TX) – August 21, 1943 – January 8, 2019, RIP