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Richard Manuel
Birth: Apr. 3, 1943
Ontario, Canada
Death: Mar. 4, 1986
Winter Park
Orange County
Florida, USA

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
Avondale Cemetery
Perth County
Ontario, Canada
Plot: Section 23A, Lot 193, SubLot 1
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Record added: Jun 13, 1999
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