Top Ten Saddest Musician Deaths

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61 Christina Grimmie Christina Grimmie Christina Victoria Grimmie (March 12th 1994 - June 11th 2016), known on YouTube as zeldaxlove64, was an American singer-songwriter known for participating in The Voice and for her covers of hit songs by contemporary pop musicians. She was shot dead during a meet-and-greet in Orlando, Florida, by fan ...read more.

THIS CAN'T BE HAPPENING. RIP Christina I never knew you'd leave this soon - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

She was so young and innocent. She inspired lots of people.

It's such ashame that this amazing and talented person and her life was taken away by some psychopathic stupid dumbass bastard.

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62 Phil Ochs
63 Ritchie Valens Ritchie Valens Richard Steven Valenzuela (May 13, 1941 – February 3, 1959), known as Ritchie Valens, was an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. A rock and roll pioneer and a forefather of the Chicano rock movement, Valens' recording career lasted eight months, as it abruptly ended when he died (aged 17) in ...read more.

I honestly think Ritchie should be higher on this list. He was only 17 when he died he could have the chance to change the history of music and the sad part is his fifth was determine by the flip of a coin

Ritchieee what have you done to him he was too young and too scared of planes and his nightmare came true. Why?

64 Stevie Ray Vaughan Stevie Ray Vaughan Stephen "Stevie" Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990) was an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. In spite of a short-lived mainstream career spanning seven years, he is widely considered one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of music, and ...read more.

SRV's death is just so tragic. After fighting for years against and his alcohol and drug abuse, he finally becomes clean. Then a year later, he dies in a helicopter accident :'(

I love blues and stevie ray vaughan I think was the most legendary guitarist of the genre

R.I.P stevie

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65 Izumi Sakai

she had a cervical cancer and she fell to the stairs that caused her death. many people will always remember her name - ronluna

very great woman, leader of japanese band zard and she is too young to go away - ronluna

66 Karen Carpenter Karen Carpenter Karen Anne Carpenter was an American singer and drummer. She and her brother, Richard Carpenter, formed the 1970s duo Carpenters.

Karen's death is too heart breaking cause when I hear her music it makes me cry especially her Christmas music is way too sad cause why did she do it to herself of not eating and its just too heart breaking.

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67 Francis Magalona

He is the filipino's rap king...

68 Munetaka Higuchi
69 Warren Zevon Warren Zevon

One of the most underrated artists ever

70 Marc Bolan Marc Bolan Marc Bolan, born Mark Feld (30 September 1947 – 16 September 1977) was an English singer-songwriter, musician, guitarist, and poet. He was best known as the lead singer of the glam rock band T. Rex. Bolan was one of the first pioneers of the glam rock movement of the 1970s. He died at age 29 in a ...read more. V 1 Comment
71 Duane Allman Duane Allman Howard Duane Allman was an American guitarist, session musician, and co-founder and leader of the Allman Brothers Band until his death in a motorcycle crash in 1971, when he was 24 years old.

I cry a little inside knowing how he would have gotten even better at guitar had he not crashed his motorcycle into that truck.R.I.P. skydog.

72 Ingo Schwichtenberg Ingo Schwichtenberg

The best drummer ever... So sad that he died, he had a very hard end of life... I'd really like to see he play live, but that's not possible anymore :'(. So underrated drummer. Ingo Fly Free.

I wish he was still around to see how well helloween is doing, he was a good drummer. - darknesswolf4736

73 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era, born in Salzburg.

The most talented musician of all time, who died broke and worthless.

It's the saddest death because he was too young to get sick and die he could've had more hits ever as much as Beethoven and Yo Yo Ma.

74 Falco Falco Johann "Hans" Hölzel, better known by his stage name Falco, was an Austrian singer, songwriter and rapper.
75 Clive Burr (Iron Maiden) Clive Burr (Iron Maiden)

The saddest drummer death since jimmy

76 Sid Vicious Sid Vicious John Beverly, born John Simon Ritchie, later named Sid Vicious, was an English musician, most famous as the bass guitarist of the influential punk rock band the Sex Pistols, and notorious for his arrest for the alleged murder of his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen.

Tragic loss of such a talented young life! Heartbreaking

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77 Brad Delp Brad Delp Bradley Edward "Brad" Delp was an American musician, best known as the lead vocalist of the rock bands Boston and RTZ.

One of the greatest lead singers in the history of rock music. He could sing anything & everything. His was one only rivaled by Freddie Mercury & Steve Perry. How can you insult music like this?!

78 Chi Cheng (Deftones)

Chi suffered for 5 years being in a tragic car accident in 2008 which landed him in a coma. He eventually woke up, and we put all our hope that Chi would make it back home and recover safely, which he did for a little while. Then, completely out of nowhere, he dies. He died a very under appreciated rock/metal bassist. We miss you Chi.

79 George Michael George Michael Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, known professionally by his stage name George Michael, is an English singer, songwriter, and record producer.
80 Laura Nyro Laura Nyro
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