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https://www.africanews.com/2020/04/08/africa-s-prominent-coronavirus-deaths/

Africa's prominent coronavirus deaths: hero of modern Somali music joins list


The death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic across Africa is heading towards 500 as of April 7, 2020. The casualties cut across age groups. From the death of a 6 year-old in Kenya, older patients in most instances and persons in the youth bracket.

Whiles each death is reported with a sombre mood and with condolences to affected families, some of the casualties have united a country in grief, in other cases united the continent and people beyond Africa’s borders.

From top politicians – former presidents, prime ministers and lawmakers, to entertainment icons and top sportsmen, the virus has left in its wake prominent casualties who could hardly get the send-off they would have been accorded in “normal times.” This article briefly profiles as many casualties as possible:


Ahmed Ismail Hussein Hudeydi: Father of modern Somali music

The second Somali in days to die of the COVID-19 pandemic is Ahmed Ismail Hussein Hudeydi, reputed as one of the founders of modern Somali music. He died in London at the age of 92, reports noted.

Known as “the King of Oud” – the instrument that he played – Hudeydi became a key figure “during the anti-colonial movement and decolonisation period” in Somalia, according to Hanna Ali, director of the London-based Kayd Somali arts organisation.

“In short, his music embodied the sound of the long struggle to freedom and independence,” she added in a statement.

He was born in the port city of Berbera in 1928, grew up in Yemen but returned to Somalia as a young adult, Ms Ali said. Apparently he discovered the Oud as a boy growing up in Yemen. He moved to London in the 1990s during the civil war in Somalia.

Somali’s have taken to social media platform Twitter to send their condolence to family and friands and to celebrate the memory of the late musician.


Ex-Libyan PM who served after Gaddafi ouster

Mahmud Jibril was a former head of the rebel government that overthrew Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. He died of the coronavirus in an Egyptian hospital, his party confirmed on April 5.

The 68-year-old former Prime Minister was in Cairo where he had been hospitalised for two weeks, said Khaled al-Mrimi, secretary of the Alliance of National Forces party founded by Jibril in 2012.

Reports indicate he was admitted to the hospital on March 21 after suffering a heart attack, before testing positive for the new coronavirus and being quarantined. He served as head of the interim government in March 2011, a few weeks after the outbreak of the Arab Spring uprising in Libya.



Ex-Somali Prime Minister “Nur Adde”

Last week, Somalis united on Twitter to pay tribute to a former Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein, also known as “Nur Adde,” who died of coronavirus in London.

The 82-year-old, was prime minister between November 2007 and February 2009. He was a one-time attorney general under the tenure of President Siad Barre who was overthrown in 1991.

He was a police officer who trained as a lawyer, acquaintances hailed him for his hands-on leadership. “We extend our most profound condolences to the Somali people, friends and bereaved family of Somalia’s former Prime Minister, HE Nur Hassan Hussein who passed away in London, UK,” Somali PM posted on Twitter.

BREAKING: Former Somali Prime Minister, Nur Hassan Hussein “Nur Adde” has passed away in London after recently contracting the #CoronaVirus, sources. Nur Adde was PM between Nov 2007 and Feb 2009. He was also the President of Somali Red Crescent for many years. He was 82. pic.twitter.com/LEFgB18nPN
— Harun Maruf (@HarunMaruf) April 1, 2020
Senegalese journalist, sports administrator – Pape Diouf

Senegal mourned its first coronavirus death which came with extra pain because it involved an illustious son of the land, journalist and sports administrator, Pape Diouf. The 68-year-old was a former president of French soccer club Marseille between 2005-09.

Authorities confirmed that he had been in intensive care in Dakar. Senegal President Macky Sall wrote on his official Twitter account that he had followed Diouf’s health closely after he was admitted for treatment.

“I pay tribute to this great figure in sport,” Sall wrote. “I pay tribute to the medical staff at Fann Hospital who spared no effort to save him.” Relatives said Diouf was meant to be moved to France. He had recently traveled to several countries in the West Africa region.

Diouf was a charismatic and popular leader who was close to the fans and players at Marseille, the only French team to win the European club title. “Pape will forever remain in the hearts of Marseille people and (is) one of the great architects of the club,” Marseille wrote under a photo of Diouf.


Aurlus Mabele – Congolese ‘King of Soukous’

Over in Central Africa, coronavirus claimed a music star from Congo reputed by his fans as ‘King of soukous’ – a high tempo dance music enjoyed across the continent.

Aurlus Mabélé real name is Aurélien Miatsonama, was from Congo-Brazzaville and moved to France in the 1980s. He died in a Parisian hospital, aged 67. The announcement of his death according to Congolese local news site IciBrazza was first posted by his compatriot Mav Cacharel on Facebook.

“Good evening everyone, I have sad news to announce the death of my famous friend, brother and collaborator Aurlus Mabélé, which happened this Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 14 pm, in the Paris region, from the follow-up of (a) coronavirus (case),” Cacharel’s post read in part.

The deceased’s daughter, singer Liza Monet, also tweeted on Thursday that her father had died of coronavirus. “Thank you for honoring his memory. It is a great legend of the Soukouss that the Congolese people have lost today. I am inconsolable and collapsed,” a translation of her tweet read.


Ex-Congolese president Yhombi-Opango

In late March, a former president of the Republic of Congo died after contracting coronavirus. Jacques Joaquim Yhombi-Opango breathed his last at the age of 81 in a Paris hospital.

His family confirmed that he had underlying health conditions before contracting the virus. Yhombi-Opango was president of Congo-Brazzaville from April 1977 until he was toppled in February 1979 by the current president Denis Sassou Nguesso.

He spent years in prison till the country introduced multi-party democracy in 1991. He served as Prime Minister under the government of Pascal Lissouba between 1992 and 1997, until a civil war broke out in 1997. He went into exile in France, before being allowed to return home 10 years later.

?#Congo – Ancien Président de la République (4 avril 1977- 5 Février 1979), ancien Premier Ministre (juin 1993 – aout 1996) sous le régime du Président Pascal Lissouba (1992-1997), Jacques Joachim Yhomby-Opango, est décédé ce jour 30/03/2020 en région parisienne (#France) pic.twitter.com/A7SklmyL7P
— ICIBRAZZA (@ICIBrazza) March 30, 2020
African music icon, Cameroon’s Manu Dibango

Cameroonian Afro-jazz legend, Manu Dibango’s death is one that hit the continent and beyond. The ‘Soul Makossa’ author died at the age of 86. His family disclosed in a Facebook post that the singer and celebrated saxophonist’s death was as a result of the new coronavirus.

Dibango is celebrated for one of the biggest planetary hits in world music, “Soul Makossa” (released in 1972). he was said to be the first global celebrity to die from the virus. He died in a Parisian hospital, manager of his music publishing business, Thierry Durepaire told AFP.

A statement released by the family read: “It is with deep sadness that we announce to you the loss of Manu Dibango, our Papy Groove, who passed away on 24th of March 2020, at 86 years old, due to covid-19.”

  • Born in 1933 in the city of Douala, he attended church from where he honed his music skills.
  • Celebrated for a unique blend of jazz, funk and traditional Cameroonian music.
  • Influenced bands from Kool and the Gang in the 1970s to hip-hop in the 1990s.
  • Best known for his hit Soul Makossa.
  • He served as the pioneer chairman of the Cameroon Music Corporation.
  • UNESCO appointed him Artist for Peace in 2004
  • Collaborated with artists several artists including Nigeria’s Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti and US pianist Herbie Hancock.
  • On record to have sued Michael Jackson and Rihanna in 2009, accusing the duo of unlawfully adopting some of his lyrics. He eventually settled out of court.

Mukendi wa Mulumba – top legal aide to DRC president

Still in Central Africa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, President Felix Tshisekedi lost a top legal aide to the virus. Jean-Joseph Mukendi wa Mulumba was the acting head of the president’s legal advisory council. He is believed to have contracted the coronavirus whiles in France for a medical check-up.

Mr Mulumba was a celebrated personality in the country’s harsh opposition terrain. As a reputed lawyer he also championed numerous human rights causes. He was an aide to the president’s father and veteran opposition figure, the late Etienne Tshisekedi.

He also represented opposition politician Moïse Katumbi and others who opposed former President Joseph Kabila’s attempt to extend his term in office. Katumbi in a statement said he was inconsolable at the loss of a more than a lawyer and friend; a big brother and father.

Many in DR Congo have described Mr Mukendi wa Mulumba’s death as a huge loss. Rights activist Anneke Van Woudenberg wrote on Twitter: “He was one of the greats. His country, and the human rights movement, will miss him.”

Notre grand frère le Bâtonnier Mukendi, défenseur infatigable de la justice en #RDC, vient de nous quitter. Paix à son âme. ??​
Mon message de condoléance : ?? pic.twitter.com/n5Klm8AcOa
— Moise Katumbi (@moise_katumbi) March 24, 2020
Ms Rose Marie Compaore: Top lawmaker becomes Burkina Faso’s first COVID-19 casualty

On March 17 March Burkina Faso recorded its first coronavirus death. The authorities confirmed that the patient was Ms Rose Marie Compaore, who was the first-vice president of the parliament. She died aged 62 and was said to have diabetes, an underlying health condition.

President Marc Roch Kabore and Speaker of the National Assembly, Alassane Bala Sakande, were among those that sent condolences to the family via social media platform Twitter.

“This tragic event calls us all to recognise the scale and seriousness of the problem which confronts us all,” said Martial Ouedraogo, Burkina Faso’s COVID-19 response coordinator. This is a very contagious illness that is potentially fatal and that for now has no treatment aside from prevention,” he stressed.



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Apparently CV19 now has a 'racial' component to it.

Blacks suffer a disproportionate amount of death due to CV19 than other races.
 

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Linda Tripp, 70. No covid as far as we know.

When Ms. Lewinsky completed her testimony about the scandal, she was asked if she had any final comments. According to CNN, she answered, “I hate Linda Tripp.”

Ms. Tripp always contended that she had revealed Ms. Lewinsky’s private confession of a sexual relationship with Mr. Clinton out of “patriotic duty.”

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/l...on-impeachment-dies/ar-BB12ljdE?ocid=msedgntp

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I’m not quite sure this should go here, but it might be appropriate. There’s a guy on YT called Ron Word and he hosts a show called ‘A Word on Westerns,’ where he interviews as many folks as possible from the old days, when Western movies and tv shows were popular. He interviewed Johnny Crawford, back in 2015. You might remember Johnny from ‘The Rifleman’ series, way, way back. It ran from 1958-1963 and Johnny played the title character’s son, Mark McCain. He was a cool kid.

Anyhow, poor old Johnny is 74, now and has a pretty serious case of alzheimer’s. It was a little noticeable in the 2015 interview, but Ron showed a more recent video clip of Johnny with some friends and although he’s in good cheer and is interacting with people, he definitely shows that his mind is going. It’s startling and kind of sad. Remembering him as a kid, from so long ago and seeing the toll that years and age have taken on him. I’ll look for some photos.
First photo: Johnny with Chuck Connors, his tv dad.
Second photo: More recent, though I don’t know when.
Third photo: Johnny as a middle aged adult.
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This guy was partly responsible for corrupting my youthful mind in the 50s —

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Mort Drucker
Mort Drucker passed away in Woodbury, New York, on 8 April 2020 at the age of 91.

Drucker’s daughter, Laurie Bachner, told The Associated Press that he fell ill last week, having difficulty walking and developing breathing problems. She did not give a specific cause of death and said that he was not tested for the coronavirus. He died at his home in Woodbury, New York, with his wife of more than 70 years, Barbara, by his side.

Mort Drucker was most famous as one of Mad Magazine's "usual gang of idiots." He mostly illustrated their film and TV parodies, which allowed him to show off his immense talent for caricaturing. Together with Al Jaffee he was one of the magazine's oldest contributors, having joined the staff in 1956 and drawing his last comic for them in 2011. With a career spanning 60 years, he drew over 500 titles and that's just for Mad alone. During the 1950s and 1960s Drucker also drew war comics for DC and celebrity comics based on Bob Hope and Martin & Lewis. In the 1980s he was co-creator of Jerry Dumas' political newspaper comic 'Benchley' (1984-1986).

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Just saw that. I liked Dennehy. He was a no BS, no nonsense kind of guy, but very likable, even when he played a “heavy” role. He was the nemesis to John Rambo in First Blood, but still a very intensely interesting and likable guy, even though he was a total prick. How many guys could pull that off? A big, badass Irishman. RIP
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Just saw that. I liked Dennehy. He was a no BS, no nonsense kind of guy, but very likable, even when he played a “heavy” role. He was the nemesis to John Rambo in First Blood, but still a very intensely interesting and likable guy, even though he was a total prick. How many guys could pull that off? A big, badass Irishman. RIP
My favorite "Heavy" role was "In Broad Daylight", he portrayed a nasty asshole...very believable.
 

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Apparently CV19 now has a 'racial' component to it.

Blacks suffer a disproportionate amount of death due to CV19 than other races.
Leftist whining is so pathetic
 

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Philly folk giant, former radio DJ Gene Shay dies at 85 from the coronavirus

Philadelphia Folk Festival founder Gene Shay tips his hat to an adoring audience. (Jonathan Wilson for WHYY)

Updated 8:15 p.m.
Gene Shay, Philly’s “grandfather of folk music” and co-founder of the Philadelphia Folk Festival, has died from complications due to COVID-19. He was 85 years old.

Shay’s son-in-law Tom Vaughn shared on Facebook that he had “peacefully passed away Friday night, heading to join his wife Gloria in that great folk festival in the sky.”

Shay had been in hospice at the Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood.
 

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Philly folk giant, former radio DJ Gene Shay dies at 85 from the coronavirus

Philadelphia Folk Festival founder Gene Shay tips his hat to an adoring audience. (Jonathan Wilson for WHYY)

Updated 8:15 p.m.
Gene Shay, Philly’s “grandfather of folk music” and co-founder of the Philadelphia Folk Festival, has died from complications due to COVID-19. He was 85 years old.

Shay’s son-in-law Tom Vaughn shared on Facebook that he had “peacefully passed away Friday night, heading to join his wife Gloria in that great folk festival in the sky.”

Shay had been in hospice at the Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood.
Who? Whoever he is he probably died from complications of being 85 years old, but that's none of my business
 

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Apparently CV19 now has a 'racial' component to it.

Blacks suffer a disproportionate amount of death due to CV19 than other races.
I take something else from this.

All that Socialized Medicine...doesn't seem to work so well when there's a real health crisis, does it.

The only place we've been heavy on the body count...is in Gnu Yuck, where of course they're stacking hominids in rabbit-warren housing compounds, and...promising...Government Healf-Kair.

Just no chloroquine. Trump said it's good, so we banned it for your protection.
 

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Green Acres' star Tom Lester dead at 81
By Stephanie Nolasco | Fox News


Tom Lester, a devoted evangelist who starred as friendly farmhand Eb Dawson on the ‘60s series “Green Acres,” has died. He was 81.
He died of complications from Parkinson’s disease in the Nashville home of his fiancée and long-term caregiver Jackie Peters on Monday, Mississippi’s Laurel Leader-Call reported. His brother Michael Lester did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.


Gary Moore (right) and Tom Lester. (Photo courtesy of Tom Lester)

"Tom Lester was a great friend of mine," the star's pal, fellow actor Gary Moore, told Fox News. "We met over 20 years ago and stayed friends all these years. I started taking Tom to autograph shows because so many fans wanted to meet him. I’ve stayed at his house on his farm which he called, Green Acres. He’s been to my house and signed pictures of Arnold the Pig for my four boys."

 

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Gene Deitch Dies, Tom and Jerry Cartoon Director and Oscar-Winning Animator Was 95
Gene Deitch has passed away. He was 95-years old. Deitch led a long career as an Academy Award winning illustrator, animator, director, and producer. He is best-known for Munro, which won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 1960 and for directing episodes of the iconic Tom and Jerry cartoon series. Deitch passed away on Thursday, April 16th in his apartment in Prague, according to his publisher. No cause of death has been revealed at this time.

Along with his Munro Academy Award, Gene Deitch was nominated twice in 1964 for Here's Nudnik and How to Avoid Friendship. Before those projects, Deitch created the early animated Tom Terrific series, which was presented as part of the Captain Kangaroo children's television show. Tom Terrific was made as twenty-six stories split into five parts, with one five-minute episode broadcast per day. The first thirteen stories were finished in 1957, with the second set in 1958. Captain Kangaroo would go on to rerun the shorts for years to come.
 

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Gene Deitch Dies, Tom and Jerry Cartoon Director and Oscar-Winning Animator Was 95
Gene Deitch has passed away. He was 95-years old. Deitch led a long career as an Academy Award winning illustrator, animator, director, and producer. He is best-known for Munro, which won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 1960 and for directing episodes of the iconic Tom and Jerry cartoon series. Deitch passed away on Thursday, April 16th in his apartment in Prague, according to his publisher. No cause of death has been revealed at this time.

Along with his Munro Academy Award, Gene Deitch was nominated twice in 1964 for Here's Nudnik and How to Avoid Friendship. Before those projects, Deitch created the early animated Tom Terrific series, which was presented as part of the Captain Kangaroo children's television show. Tom Terrific was made as twenty-six stories split into five parts, with one five-minute episode broadcast per day. The first thirteen stories were finished in 1957, with the second set in 1958. Captain Kangaroo would go on to rerun the shorts for years to come.
I remember Tom Terrific and his loyal dog, Wonder.*

*Whoops, his dog was Mighty Manfred, the Wonder dog.

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I remember Tom Terrific and his loyal dog, Wonder.*
*Whoops, his dog was Mighty Manfred, the Wonder dog.

Guess we were watching Saturday morning cartoons together SOG.
I liked the cartoons ok, but closer to lunch time, the cowboys & rustlers shows came on & I liked that stuff better.
Looking back, Mom should of pried me away from the TV & kicked me outside.
 

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I spent plenty of time outside. It was a great time to grow up. Lots to do outside and some pretty cool stuff on tv. Jonny Quest was the best cartoon ever.
 

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3 charged in murder of Family Dollar security guard over face mask dispute

FLINT (WJRT) - Three people are charged with the murder of a Family Dollar security guard in Flint, Michigan, who was enforcing the store's policy requiring face masks.

Two men remain at large while a woman has been arrested and is awaiting arraignment in jail.

The male suspects are 44-year-old Larry Edward Teague and 23-year-old Ramonyea Bishop. Teague's wife and Bishop's mother, 45-year-old Sharmel Teague, has been arrested.

All three suspects are facing a charge of first-degree premeditated murder, which carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison with no chance of parole if they are convicted.

Larry Teague and Bishop also are facing several weapons charges while Teague faces an additional charge of violating Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's order to wear face coverings in enclosed public spaces.

Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton said Sharmel Teague and her daughter went in the Family Dollar at 877 E. Fifth St. in Flint around 1:40 p.m. Friday. Teague was wearing a mask, but her daughter was not.

While inside, security guard Calvin Munerlyn confronted the daughter about not wearing a face mask.
 

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Help me out here a little bit, folks, I’m not a sports fan. I know that face, but can’t put a name to it.
 

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My 34 yo second cousin on my wife's side is being taken off life support later this morning - as far as I know, she was healthy and only has COVID, but I suspect drugs played a part.
 

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My 34 yo second cousin on my wife's side is being taken off life support later this morning - as far as I know, she was healthy and only has COVID, but I suspect drugs played a part.
Prayers to her, you and your's Tc.
 

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My 34 yo second cousin on my wife's side is being taken off life support later this morning - as far as I know, she was healthy and only has COVID, but I suspect drugs played a part.
Sorry to hear about this, my condolences to you and your wife.

Drugs weaken the immune like any other disease. I lost my niece yesterday as well. She was found dead in her apartment by her mother add brother. I found out when her cousin texted us with the news. Although no cause of death was communicated to us it's likely, considering she also had a drug problem, that she succumbed to drug use. She wasn't even 40.
 
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Sorry to hear about this, my condolences to you and your wife.

Drugs weaken the immune like any other disease. I lost my niece yesterday as well. She was found dead in her apartment by her mother add brother. I found out when her cousin texted us with the news. Although no cause of death was communicated to us it's lucky she also had a drug problem and likely succumbed to drug use. She wasn't even 40.
Prayers for your family t_s.
 

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View attachment 164143 Help me out here a little bit, folks, I’m not a sports fan. I know that face, but can’t put a name to it.
Don Shula, winningest NFL coach of all time. Coached the Miami Dolphins to a 17-0 season in 1972 capped with a Super Bowl win. Only coach to do that.

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My wife and I got to see them perform at the Mirage on our Honeymoon. During one of the acts Siegfried disappeared from a cage on the stage, and jumped up on our table screaming at us while a tiger appeared in the cage he had been in.
Needles to say he startled all six couples at the table and all the women screamed right back at him.
I think I made a little wet spot.
The finale was a big music score, dance , small tricks and animal parade. As the last tiger was led off an apparent empty black stage you see Roy appearing from nowhere at center stage, riding on top of an elephant.
I've seen Copperfield at Rupp Arena, and most of the magicians on The Strip in Vegas.
None have made the memories I still have of Siegfried and Roy's show.

RIP Roy. Godspeed Siegfried.
 

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Little Richard, Founding Father of Rock Who Broke Musical Barriers, Dead at 87

Little Richard, a founding father of rock and roll whose fervent shrieks, flamboyant garb, and joyful, gender-bending persona embodied the spirit and sound of that new art form, died Saturday. He was 87. The musician’s son, Danny Penniman, confirmed the pioneer’s death to Rolling Stone, but said the cause of death was unknown.
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#76
Little Richard, Founding Father of Rock Who Broke Musical Barriers, Dead at 87

Little Richard, a founding father of rock and roll whose fervent shrieks, flamboyant garb, and joyful, gender-bending persona embodied the spirit and sound of that new art form, died Saturday. He was 87. The musician’s son, Danny Penniman, confirmed the pioneer’s death to Rolling Stone, but said the cause of death was unknown.
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Another great one gone. Thanks for your talent and music Little Richard. May you Rest In Peace.
 

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music producers must have been around long before the musicians were created because they've managed to get plenty of artists to look as clown-like as they possibly could


entertainers, getting the pubic to look at them 'differently', for centuries...

RIP you entertainer, RIP except for all the stupid human things a musician like you did...

(it's a good thing we have recorders, musicians can leave us their music behind, where someone else will come along and continue profiting from their work)
 

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Little Richard, Founding Father of Rock Who Broke Musical Barriers, Dead at 87

Little Richard, a founding father of rock and roll whose fervent shrieks, flamboyant garb, and joyful, gender-bending persona embodied the spirit and sound of that new art form, died Saturday. He was 87. The musician’s son, Danny Penniman, confirmed the pioneer’s death to Rolling Stone, but said the cause of death was unknown.
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#80
music producers must have been around long before the musicians were created because they've managed to get plenty of artists to look as clown-like as they possibly could


entertainers, getting the pubic to look at them 'differently', for centuries...

RIP you entertainer, RIP except for all the stupid human things a musician like you did...

(it's a good thing we have recorders, musicians can leave us their music behind, where someone else will come along and continue profiting from their work)
The more outlandish the better. How many people will boast about going to see a band named "We Make Music"?