Kenneth McKellar, tenor singer, who was well known in Scotland, and indeed around the world for his adaptions of traditional Scottish songs, particularly those of Robert Burns, has died at his daughters home in the United States.
Mr McKellar was 82. His death came very quickly, only a week after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
He also made classical recordings such as Handel’s Messiah.
Teddy Pendergrass, who started his musical career with Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, before going onto a hit solo one in the mid 1970′s, has died at the age of 59.
Known for his soulful, but forceful vocal style, he was also an inspiration to many after ending up in a wheelchair after being partly paralysed in a car wreck in 1982.
He had recently undergone surgery and treatment for colon cancer.
Top Cat was a very popular children’s cartoon series in the 1960′s and was syndicated worldwide.
Arnold was in the 1963 film ‘It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World’
Arnold also voiced many other cartoons, and voice overs for advertisements.
His last screen role was in Dennis The Menace in 1993.
He leaves a widow, JoAnne Stang, to whom he was married for 60 years.