Doc Watson was an American musician who won several Grammy awards and the Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2012 he fell in his home, causing him to go to the hospital and undergo colon surgery. He was 89 years old when he died.
Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson was an American guitarist, songwriter, and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues, and gospel music. Watson won seven Grammy awards as well as a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Watson's flatpicking skills and knowledge of traditional American music are highly regarded. ...more
Age: Died at 89 (1923-2012)
Birthplace: Deep Gap, North Carolina, United States of Americasee more on Doc Watson
Anthony Minghella was a British director and screenwriter. He died of a hemorrhage in 2008 after undergoing a surgery to remove cancer in his tonsils and neck.
Anthony Minghella, CBE was a British film director, playwright and screenwriter. He was chairman of the board of Governors at the British Film Institute between 2003 and 2007. He won the Academy Award for Best Director for The English Patient. In addition, he received three more Academy Award ...more
Age: Died at 54 (1954-2008)
Birthplace: Ryde, United Kingdomsee more on Anthony Minghella
The Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974, Haile Selassie died from respiratory failure after a prostate surgery. However, many believe that he was assassinated.
Haile Selassie I, born Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael, was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. He was a member of the Solomonic dynasty. At the League of Nations in 1936, the Emperor condemned the use of chemical weapons by Italy against his people during the ...more
Age: Died at 83 (1892-1975)
Birthplace: Ejersa Goro, Ethiopiasee more on Haile Selassie