Top Ten Saddest Musician Deaths

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61 Christina Grimmie Christina Grimmie Christina Victoria Grimmie (March 12th 1994 - June 10th 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.

It's sickening how some people decide to take the lives of harmless individuals. R.I.P. Grimmie. - Mochi

62 Phil Ochs
63 Laura Branigan Laura Branigan Laura Ann Branigan was an American singer, songwriter, and actress known for her powerful, husky alto singing voice which spanned four octaves. V 1 Comment
64 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?

65 George Michael George Michael Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, known professionally by his stage name George Michael, is an English singer, songwriter, and record producer.
66 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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67 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

68 Ronnie Van Zant

I will never forget hearing about his death! I was a junior in High School and I heard Howard Stern announce his death on WC radio from Hartford, CT. to my H.S. in Somers Ct.

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69 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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70 Francis Magalona

He is the filipino's rap king...

71 Munetaka Higuchi
72 Warren Zevon Warren Zevon

One of the most underrated artists ever

73 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
74 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

75 Joe Strummer Joe Strummer John Graham Mellor, known by his stage name Joe Strummer, was a British musician, singer, actor and songwriter who was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of the Clash. V 1 Comment
76 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.

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

The saddest drummer death since jimmy

79 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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80 Jeff Hanneman Jeff Hanneman Jeffrey John "Jeff" Hanneman was an American musician, best known as a founding member of the American thrash metal band Slayer.

Jeff wrote some of the best riffs in metal history, and is an inspiration and influence to millions. Reign in peace!

Man Jeff's recent passing was pretty sad. - Oliwally

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