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Richard Manuel
Birth: Apr. 3, 1943
Death: Mar. 4, 1986

Musician. Born in in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, he was a noted lead singer, pianist and songwriter. He was most remembered for being an original member of The Band and for his high falsetto singing on the group's first album "Music From Big Pink" (1968). He continued touring with The Band throughout 1974, then went on to perform or record with artist Bob Dylan, Bobby Charles, Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, Kinky Friedman, Happy Traum, Neil Young, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris and others. His solo works included "The Shape I'm In", "Chest Fever" and "I Shall Be Released". He died in Winter Park, Florida, while on tour with the reunited Band. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Suicide by hanging
 
Burial:
Avondale Cemetery
Stratford
Perth County
Ontario, Canada
 
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Record added: Jun 13, 1999
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- Jen
 Added: Jul. 12, 2014
I Shall Be Released...RIP
- sjmj
 Added: Jun. 14, 2014

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