Obituary

Obituary

Hal Willis, Hal & Ginger
September 8, 2015
by Larry Delaney

Canadian country music legend Hal Willis passed away September 4th, in hospital in Nashville, TN. He was 82.

Cilla Black, The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr
August 4, 2015
by David Farrell

Championed by The Beatles, managed by Brian Epstein, and signed to Parlophone Records by George Martin, Cilla Black died August 1st. She was 72.

July 24, 2015
by Anonymous (not verified)

Veteran Vancouver broadcaster Gordon Rose, dead at age 90.

John Taylor
July 20, 2015
by Anonymous (not verified)

British jazz pianist John Taylor died suddenly Friday night while performing in Stephane Kerecki's band, after suffering a heart attack while performing at the Saveurs Jazz Festival in Segré, France

July 13, 2015
by David Farrell

Described as one of the great operatic tenors of the 20th century, Saskatchewan native Jonathan Stewart Vickers has died on Saturday, July 11th at the age of 88, London's Royal Opera House announced via his family.

Chris Squire, Yes
June 30, 2015
by David Farrell

Chris Squire  — the c o-founder of the prog rock group Yes whose bass playing moulded their unique sound — died Saturday night at his home in Arizona (June 27). He was 67 years old.

Glenn Robitaille
June 22, 2015
by Anonymous (not verified)

One of Canada's oldest living radio veterans passed away at age 93 on Sunday night in Kamloops.

Luc Phaneuf
June 15, 2015
by David Farrell

63 year-old entertainment czar is credited with having launched the careers of some of Quebec's biggest stars.

Joe Summers
June 15, 2015
by David Farrell

Friends and associates traveled from far and wide to attend a remembrance on Sunday. His legacy of kindness endures.

James Last
June 10, 2015
by Anonymous (not verified)

Orchestra leader and instrumentalist recorded nearly 200 albums and sold over 100-million copies.

Archie Allelyne
June 9, 2015
by Richard Flohil

Archie Alleyne, the much-loved senior figure on Toronto's jazz scene, died Monday. He was 81.

Joe Summers and Bryan Adams
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

On Friday, May 28, Joe Summers passed away. The Detroit born A&M executie was acknowledged as one of the greats in the record business in Canada.