“Tutti Frutti” singer Little Richard, 87, died of bone cancer in Tullahoma, Tennessee, the musician’s family has confirmed.
Little Richard, considered as Pioneering rock ‘n’ roll artist was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.
He is also known for his hit Good Golly Miss Molly that made the charts in 1958 and his other well-known song, “Long Tall Sally.”
The Beatles, Elton John and Elvis Presley all cited him as an influence.
Little Richard was born as Richard Wayne Penniman in 1932.
Meanwhile, Roy Horn, 75, a member of the long-running magic duo Siegfried and Roy, died after succumbing to the coronavirus.
Horn and his German compatriot, Siegfried Fischbacher, was known for including white tigers and other animals in their act.
They first worked in Las Vegas in 1967, and in 1990 began a run at the Mirage Hotel that lasted nearly 14 years.
Horn was forced to stop performing in 2003 after a white tiger attacked him during one of their shows.
While legendary soul R&B singer Betty Wright, 66, also at her home in Miami.
The Grammy Award winner is best known for her hit songs “Where is the Love?,” “No Pain, (No Gain),” “Girls Can’t Do What the Guys Do” and “Clean Up Woman.”
Another actor and comedian Jerry Stiller, 92, father of actor Ben Stiller, died due to natural causes.
Stiller had lost his wife, Anne Meara, in 2015.