Phoebe Snow



Age: 58


Summary: blues singer, guitarist, and songwriter whose Poetry Man was a defining hit of the 1970's but who then largely dropped out of the spotlight to care for her severely brain-damaged daughter Valerie (who died in 2007 at age 31).



Cause of Death: Complications from a brain hemorrhage


Born: July 17, 1952


Died: April 26, 2011


Location: Edison, New Jersey