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Eva Cassidy

AKA Eva Marie Cassidy

Born: 2-Feb-1963
Birthplace: Washington, DC [1]
Died: 2-Nov-1996
Location of death: Baltimore, MD [2]
Cause of death: Cancer - Skin
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered)

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Eva by Heart

Grew up in Bowie, Maryland. Member of a band, "Stonehenge", while in high school. A brilliant singer, diagnosis of malignant melanoma in 1993 cut her career suddenly short. Chemotherapy treatment was started much too late to be of any use, and she died on 2 November 1996. Cassidy recorded one live album during her lifetime, Live at Blues Alley (1996), and one studio album, Eva by Heart, which was released posthumously. Several albums have been released since then consisting of other found material.


[1] Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC.

[2] Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD.

Father: Hugh Cassidy (teacher)
Mother: Barbara
Brother: Dan Cassidy
Boyfriend: Chris Biondo (together until 1993)

    High School: Bowie High School, Bowie, MD



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