Edna Purviance's bio

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Sunday, August 10, 2008

Soul Singer Isaac Hayes died

Los Angeles Times - Soul Singer Isaac Hayes has died in Memphis.

In 1972, Hayes won the Academy Award for his "Theme from Shaft." That same year, Charlie Chaplin was at the 1972 Oscars, picking up his Honorary Academy Award. It was the first time Chaplin was in America in 20 years.

According to the LA Times, Hayes was found 'unresponsive' by a treadmill. He was taken to the hospital and died one hour later. He was 65 years old. more>

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