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Old 09-21-2019, 03:36 PM
 
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Hitch, Sagan, Carlin, Prior, John Lennon.

I'm mad at Robin Williams for committing suicide. Freddie Prince, too.

Steve Allen was a favorite. See:

Meeting Of Minds with Steve Allen, Season 03 Episode 02
(Includes a segment on Bertrand Russell)

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NTNXWuIlkpA


Classical musicians:
Yehudi Menuhin, Jacqueline du Pre (died from MS), Michael Rabin.
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Old 09-21-2019, 03:46 PM
 
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I wish had left the years Ledger and Cobain threw away.
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Old 09-21-2019, 04:04 PM
 
Location: Pennsylvania
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Sue Grafton and James Herriot


oh, and Robert Parker
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Old 09-21-2019, 04:49 PM
 
Location: Florida Baby!
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Hitch, Sagan, Carlin, Prior, John Lennon.

I'm mad at Robin Williams for committing suicide. Freddie Prince, too.

Steve Allen was a favorite. See:

Meeting Of Minds with Steve Allen, Season 03 Episode 02
(Includes a segment on Bertrand Russell)

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NTNXWuIlkpA


Classical musicians:
Yehudi Menuhin, Jacqueline du Pre (died from MS), Michael Rabin.

Thank you so much for posting this link! Truly insightful and sooo timely!

Steve Allen himself was truly a Renaissance Man!
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Old 09-21-2019, 06:33 PM
 
Location: Lake Norman, NC
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Not yet mentioned (I think)

John Denver
Ritchie Valens
Phoebe Snow (what a gorgeous voice, highly underrated)
Dusty Springfield
John Candy
John Belushi
John Ritter (I still binge watch Three's Company!)
Tom Petty
Erin Moran (Joanie of Happy Days)
Chris Cornell (Soundgarden)
Kurt Cobain
Add Harry Chapin to the list.
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Old 09-21-2019, 07:10 PM
 
Location: Florida Baby!
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Add Harry Chapin to the list.
Also Keith Green (b. 1953), a Christian musician from 1965-82 when he passed. Back in the early 1990s we were into Christian music and his songs were particularly lively and uplifting. He was yet another victim of a plane crash.
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Old 09-21-2019, 07:36 PM
 
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Benjamin Orr and Ric Ocasek of The Cars.
Prince.
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Old 09-21-2019, 11:51 PM
 
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Brian Jones
Jerry Robbins
Ethel Merman
Dom Deluise (personal friend)
Surprised no one has mentioned yet, Patrick Swayze.
Jack Klugman
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Dan Fogelberg
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