What famous singer died in 2020?

What famous singer died in 2020?


Name Age Cause of death
Bill Withers 81 Heart complications
Cristina Singer with ZE Records 64 COVID-19
Adam Schlesinger Fountains of Wayne, Ivy 52 COVID-19
Vaughan Mason Vaughan Mason & Crew 69 Unknown

What famous musicians died this year?

Here are some of the dozens of notable musicians who died this year:

  • Vicente Fernández, Dec.
  • Michael Nesmith (Monkees), Dec.
  • Robbie Shakespeare, Dec.
  • Stephen Sondheim, Nov.
  • Dave Frishberg, Nov.
  • Graeme Edge (Moody Blues), Nov.
  • Terence “Astro” Wilson (UB40), Nov.
  • Ronnie Wilson (The Gap Band), 73, Nov.

What famous musician died?

Died in 20s

Artist Notoriety Died
Avicii DJ, Songwriter 20 April 2018
Tom Searle Lead Guitarist/Keyboardist of Architects August 20, 2016
Tim Buckley Singer / Songwriter, Father of Jeff Buckley June 29, 1975
Marc Bolan Vocalist of T. Rex 16 September 1977

What black musicians died in 2020?

We Remember 70 Soul Music Artists who died in 2020

  • Martha Levert (mother of Gerald and Sean Levert)
  • Robert Parker (“Barefootin'” singer)
  • Toni Smith (“Funkin For Jamaica” singer)
  • Trudy Melvin of Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes.
  • McCoy Tyner (jazz pianist)
  • Mickey Atkins of Funkadelic.
  • Sandy Anderson of Unlimited Touch.

What singers passed away in 2021?

Musicians who died in 2021

  • [25 Dec 2021] Janice Long (BBC Radio 1)
  • [18 Dec 2021] Kangol Kid (UTFO)
  • [16 Dec 2021] Wanda Young (The Marvelettes)
  • [15 Dec 2021] Hub (The Roots)
  • [10 Dec 2021] Garth Dennis (Black Uhuru)
  • [10 Dec 2021] Michael Nesmith (The Monkees)
  • [04 Dec 2021] Stonewall Jackson.

What old country singer just died?

Grand Ole Opry Country Singer Stonewall Jackson Dies at 89. Country musician Stonewall Jackson, who sang on the Grand Ole Opry for more than 50 years, died Saturday after a long battle with vascular dementia. Dec. 4, 2021, at 10:41 p.m.

Who are some famous musicians that died recently?

Jul 6 Charlie Daniels, American singer (Devil Went Down to Georgia), dies at 83 Jul 6 Joe Porcaro, American jazz and session drummer and percussionist (Lalo Schifrin; Rosemary Clooney; Toto), and educator (Los Angeles College of Music), dies at 90

Who are the musicians we lost in memoriam 2020?

In Memoriam 2020: The Musicians We Lost 1 Jaap Schröder 2 NEIL PEART 3 Steve Martin Caro 4 Barry Tuckwell 5 Claudio Roditi 6 David Olney 7 Jimmy Heath 8 Nedda Casei 9 Sean Reinert 10 Bob Gulotti

Who are some famous people that died from cancer?

Oct 26 Stan Kesler, American session musician, songwriter and, record producer and songwriter (Sun Studio), dies of bone cancer at 92 Oct 28 Billy Joe Shaver, American country singer-songwriter (“When I Get My Wings”), dies of a stroke at 81

Who are some famous people that died in South Africa?

Feb 9 Sorrel [Doris Ernestine] Hays, American pianist and composer (The Glass Woman), dies of cancer at 78 Feb 11 (Bhekizizwe) Joseph Shabalala, South African singer, songwriter, founder and musical director of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, dies at 79