See more of the story Grammy-nominated composer William Pursell dies at age 94 William "Bill" Pursell, a Grammy-nominated composer who worked as a Nashville studio musician with artists like Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan, has died. He was 94. Trini Lopez, 1960s-era singer mentored by Sinatra, dies Trini Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of "Lemon Tree" and "If I Had a Hammer" in the 1960s and took his talents to Hollywood, died Tuesday. He was 83. Loading... Former GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain dies of COVID-19 Herman Cain, former Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of a major pizza chain who went on to become an ardent supporter of President Donald Trump, died Thursday of complications from the coronavirus. He was 74. Broadway veteran Nick Cordero dies from virus complications Tony Award-nominated actor Nick Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway in such shows as "Waitress," "A Bronx Tale" and "Bullets Over Broadway," has died in Los Angeles after suffering severe medical complications after contracting the coronavirus. He was 41. First families pay tribute to longtime White House butler Tributes from former first families rolled in Thursday in response to the news that a man who was a fixture in the White House under 11 presidents had died at the age of 91 after contracting COVID-19. Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy dies from coronavirus at 75 Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy, the duo whose extraordinary magic tricks astonished millions until Horn was critically injured in 2003 by one of the act's famed white tigers, has died. He was 75. Mexican protest singer Oscar Chávez dies of COVID-19 at 85 One of Mexico's best-known protest singers, Oscar Chávez, died Thursday at age 85 after being infected with the coronavirus. Elizabeth Warren's oldest brother dies of coronavirus The oldest brother of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Donald Reed Herring, has died from the coronavirus, the Massachusetts senator said Thursday. 'Fiery, caring, loving': Towns' mother dies after weeks-long battle with coronavirus The death of Jacqueline Cruz-Towns is one of the first COVID-19-related deaths to shake not just the Minnesota sports community but the sports world at large. Allen Garfield, elite '70s character actor, dies at 80 Allen Garfield, the veteran character actor who was a vital player in classic 1970s films like "The Conversation" and "Nashville," has died. He was 80. Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73 John Prine, the ingenious singer-songwriter who explored the heartbreaks, indignities and absurdities of everyday life in “Angel from Montgomery,” “Sam Stone,” “Hello in There” and… Ex-NFL kicker, Saints hero Tom Dempsey dies at 73 Tom Dempsey, the kicker born without toes on his kicking foot who made a then-record 63-yard field goal, died late Saturday while struggling with complications from the new coronavirus. He was 73. Actress-author Patricia Bosworth dies from coronavirus at 86 Patricia Bosworth, an actress who once starred alongside Audrey Hepburn and later wrote biographies on several stars including Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift, has died due to the coronavirus. She was 86. South Dakota legislator among extended family to get virus dies A South Dakota state lawmaker who was among several family members to contract the coronavirus has died. Anick Jesdanun, longtime AP technology writer, dies at 51 Anick Jesdanun made sure — always — that when millions of people read his coverage of the internet and its ripples, they got all the facts and the context they needed. Jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli dies from coronavirus Jazz guitarist John "Bucky" Pizzarelli, who was inducted to the New Jersey Hall of Fame, has died at the age of 94. Adam Schlesinger from the band Fountains of Wayne dies from coronavirus The 52-year-old had been sedated and on a ventilator for several days. Multiple Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally dies at 81 Terrence McNally, one of America's great playwrights whose prolific career included winning Tony Awards for the plays "Love! Valour! Compassion!" and "Master Class" and the musicals "Ragtime" and "Kiss of the Spider Woman," has died of complications from the coronavirus. He was 81. Son: Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead, 85; COVID involved Ellis Marsalis Jr., the jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical clan, died late Wednesday from pneumonia brought on by the new coronavirus, leaving six sons and a deep legacy. He was 85. Actor Mark Blum dies at 69 from COVID-19 complications He appeared in "Mozart in the Jungle" and "Crocodile Dundee" and on Broadway. 'Top Chef Masters' winner Floyd Cardoz dies at 59 of coronavirus complications Chef Floyd Cardoz, who competed on "Top Chef," won "Top Chef Masters" and operated successful restaurants in both India and New York, died Wednesday of complications from the coronavirus, his company said in a statement. He was 59. African jazz great Manu Dibango dies in France of virus Manu Dibango, who fused African rhythms with funk to become one of the most influential musicians in world dance music, died Tuesday with the coronavirus, according to his music publisher. He was 86. Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan's brother dies of COVID-19 He was the second person to die from the virus in Tennessee.