DEATH -DEAD / OBITUARIES : Philadelphia folk music icon Gene Shay has died, according to a statement posted online on April. 19, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
Philadelphia folk music icon Gene Shay passed away on April 17th at the age of 85 from COVID-19. He founded the Philadelphia Folk Festival in 1962, and was inducted into the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame in 2013. More via @Pat_Ralph https://www.phillyvoice.com/gene-shay-philadelphia-folk-music-dj-host-dies-coronavirus-covid-19/ …
Cause of Death.
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