Musicians who died too early
On this list, you’ll find musicians who died too early. They left the world too soon but they will always be remembered in fans’ hearts
XXXTetacion whose real name was Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy was rapper, singer, and also a songwriter. He died at the age of 20 On June 18, 2018. He was shot and killed in a robbery after leaving a motorcycle dealership in Florida. His second album ‘?’ debuted at number on the billboard 200.
Christiana Grimmie was known for her participation in singing competition The Voice. She also sang covers of famous songs by contemporary pop musicians. She died at the age of 22 after being fatally shot on June 10, 2016. Christiana was signing autographs after a concert in Orlando. The killer Kevin James shot and killed himself. Certainly, he was obsessed with her and thought that they were soul mates. Her second and last album ‘All is Vanity’ was released on June 9, 2017, posthumously.
Elvis Aaron Presley was one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century. He was also called the ‘King of Rock and Roll’. He died on August 16, 1977, at the age of 42. The reason for his death was not revealed y his family. In 1973 he was hospitalized for pneumonia, hepatitis, pleurisy, and an enlarged colon. It is suspected that he died due to an overdose of his prescription drugs that caused his heart to stop.
Freddie Mercury born Farrokh Bulsara was best known as the lead singer of rock band Queen. He was also known for his rare four-octave vocal range. He was born in the Sultanate of Zanzibar and grew up there and in India before moving to England. Mercury died at the age of 45 on November 24, 1991, due to AIDS. It was confirmed that he had contracted the disease on the day before his death.
Amy Jade Winehouse was best known for contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genre. Her second album, Back to Black (2006), won five 2008 Grammy Awards and made her the first British woman to win five Grammys. She won three of the General Field Big Four Grammy Awards: Best New Artist, Record of the Year and Song of the Year. Amy died of alcohol poisoning at the age of 27 on 23 July 2011.