5/17/1944 - 4/11/2014
Remembering the life, death and legacy of singer Jesse Winchester
TORONTO (AP) - Jesse Winchester, a U.S.-born singer who established himself in Montreal after dodging the Vietnam War and went on to write songs covered by the likes of Elvis Costello, Jimmy Buffett and Joan Baez has died of cancer. He was 69.
His death was announced on his official Facebook page Friday.
"Friends, our sweet Jesse died peacefully in his sleep this morning," the update reads. "Bless his loving heart."
Winchester was born in Louisiana and raised around the U.S....