Category: Singer

Actress and singer Diahann Carroll (born Carol Diahann Johnson in New York, NY) – July 17, 1935 – October 4, 2019, RIP

Singer, songwriter, musician and Saturday Night Live musical director Katreese Barnes (born Katreese Darcene Barnes in Fort Carson, CO) – January 3, 1963 – August 3, 2019, RIP

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

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

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 (born Malcolm John Rebennack in New Orleans, LA) – November 20, 1941 – June 6, 2019, RIP

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 Margaret Ann Lipton in Los Angeles, CA) – August 30, 1946 – May 11, 2019, RIP

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