In Memory Of… 1959

In Memory Of … Artists we lost in 1959

(listed alphabetically by first name)

~~~THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED~~~

BUDDY HOLLY: age 22 Died: February 3, 1959
RITCHIE VALENS: age 17 Died: February 3, 1959
THE BIG BOPPER: age 28 Died: February 3, 1959
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AL “CAKE” WICHARD: age 40 Died: November 14, 1959
BABY DODDS: age 60 Died: February 14, 1959
BILLIE HOLIDAY: age 44 Died: July 17, 1959
GUITAR SLIM: age 32 Died: February 7, 1959
LESTER YOUNG: age 49 Died: March 15, 1959

MARIO LANZA: age 38 Died: October 7, 1959
SHADOW WILSON: age 39 Died: July 11, 1959