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