Mimi Farina

 

 

Age: 56

 

Summary: folk singer who in 1974 created Bread and Roses, an organization that stages benefit performances by popular musicians, who was a sister of singer and activist Joan Baez and was married to singer Richard Farina (who died in a motorcycle accident in 1966), in which their lives are the subject of the recent book Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Farina, and Richard Farina by David Hajdu.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: April 30, 1945

 

Died: July 18, 2001

 

Location: Mill Valley, California