Bill Pursell

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William Whitney Pursell (June 9, 1926 – September 3, 2020) was an American composer and onetime session pianist.[1] He was best known for the top ten hit "Our Winter Love". He was born in Oakland, California.

His follow-up single "Loved" reached Billboard position 121. Pursell later recorded for Epic, Henry Stone's Alston, and Dot, but never hit the pop charts again.

He worked as a school teacher for Belmont University.

Pursell died of COVID-19 on September 3, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 94.[2]

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  1. "William Pursell". Belmont University School of Music.
  2. "William Pursell, Grammy-Nominated Composer, Dies at 94". The Hollywood Reporter. September 5, 2020. Retrieved September 6, 2020.