Who: Singer, songwriter, TV star, pop-culture icon. Age 71.
Type of music: Pop, soft rock, standards, big band, show tunes, jazz.
Alabama roots: Born and raised in Montgomery. Studied classical piano, graduated from Sidney Lanier High School. Attended Auburn University, where she sang with the Auburn Knights jazz orchestra. After two years there, moved to California with her family.
Claim to fame: Best known as half of Captain & Tennille, pop duo with her husband, keyboard player Daryl Dragon. (He wore a nautical cap during their shows.) Topped the charts with 1970s hits such as "Love Can Keep Us Together," "Muskrat Love," "Lonely Night (Angel Face)" and "Do That to Me One More Time."
Discography: About 20 albums with Captain & Tennille, including compilations, greatest-hits collections and Christmas albums. Also released about a half-dozen solo records.
Robert (Bob) L. Hansen, Sr. a resident of Elmore, Alabama, passed away at his home peacefully surrounded by his loved ones at the age of 71 on June 10, 2011. Mr. Hansen is preceded in death by his parents Harold and Zaza Hansen and his brother Harold (Bud) Hansen.Mr. Hansen is survived by: