Top 10 People Who Died at 27 Years of Age

The Top Ten People Who Died at 27 Years of Age

1 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated ...read more.

Yes, the famous Club 27 - Metal_Treasure

2 Janis Joplin Janis Joplin (1943-1970) was an American singer who rose to fame as the main singer of acid band Big Brother and the Holding Company. She was known for her eccentric hippie style and psychedelic rock music.

What a powerhouse. What a voice. What a soul!

3 Jim Morrison James Douglas "Jim" Morrison was an American singer, songwriter, and poet best remembered as the lead singer of the Doors.
4 Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1987, he started the grunge band Nirvana, which became one of the most successful bands ever. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his ...read more.
5 Robert Johnson Robert Leroy Johnson was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician. His landmark recordings in 1936 and 1937 display a combination of singing, guitar skills, and songwriting talent that has influenced later generations of musicians.
6 Amy Winehouse Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz. She is also a well-known member of the 27 Club, as she overdosed on alcohol at age 27.
7 Jonathan Brandis Jonathan Gregory Brandis was an American actor. Beginning his career as a child model, Brandis moved on to acting in commercials and subsequently won television and film roles.
8 D. Boon
9 Brian Jones Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones was an English musician, the founder and the original leader of the Rolling Stones.
10 Jean-Michel Basquiat

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11 Dave Alexander
12 Mia Zapata Mia Katherine Zapata (August 25, 1965 – July 7, 1993) was the lead singer for the Seattle punk band The Gits. After gaining praise in the nascent grunge rock scene, Zapata was murdered in 1993 during the recording of The Gits second album. The crime went unsolved for a decade before her killer, Jesus ...read more.

The murderer's name is Jesus but the real Jesus Christ was a very good person, unlike that psychopath!
I haven't heard of Mia Zapata before, but she sure didn't deserve to go like this.
R.I.P.

She was and still is criminally underrated. You definitely need to check her music out. - Mumbizz01

13 Peter Ham
14 Les Harvey
15 Rupert Brooke
16 Ron Pigpen McKernan
17 Jacob Miller
18 Anton Yelchin Anton Viktorovich Yelchin (March 11th 1989 - June 19th 2016) was a Russian born American actor, known for playing Pavel Chekov in the Star Trek reboot series. He died in June 19th 2016 aged 27 from blunt trauma asphyxiation after being crushed by his own car outside his home.
19 Kristen Pfaff
20 Pete de Freitas
21 Richey Edwards Richard James "Richey" Edwards was a Welsh musician who was the lyricist and rhythm guitarist of the alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers.
22 Chris Bell
23 Rudy Lewis
24 Gary Thain
25 Tom Pryce
26 August Macke August Macke (3 January 1887 – 26 September 1914) was one of the leading members of the German Expressionist group Der Blaue Reiter.
27 Alan Wilson

The guitarist for Canned Heat. He had a prodigious knowledge of the blues; he died too young. - Gg2000

28 Neiron Ball

Former Raiders LB had aneurysm at 27. R.I.P. - SamanthaRosie

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