Top Ten Saddest Musician Deaths

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121 Lou Reed Lou Reed Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed (March 2, 1942 – October 27, 2013) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He was the guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of the Velvet Underground, and his solo career spanned five decades. ...read more.
122 Richie Havens
123 Pete Ham
124 Nico Nico Christa Päffgen (16 October 1938 – 18 July 1988), better known by her stage name Nico, was a German singer-songwriter, lyricist, composer, musician, fashion model, and actress who became famous as a "Warhol superstar" in the 1960s. ...read more.
125 Cory Monteith
126 Proof Proof DeShaun Dupree Holton better known by his stage name Proof, was an American rapper and actor from Detroit, Michigan. During his career, he was a member of the groups 5 Elementz, Funky Cowboys, Promatic and most notably, D12. He was a close childhood friend of rapper Eminem, who lived on the same block, ...read more.
127 Keith Whitley
128 Glen Buxton
129 Origa

She was so young! 44 and died of lung cancer - Yitsul

130 David Byron David Byron David Garrick, better known by his stage name David Byron, was a British singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist with the rock band Uriah Heep in the early 1970s.

FOr those of you that don't know, he was the lead singer of the band Uriah Heep in the 1970s and released 10 albums with them. Such a sad death largely because it was barely reported in the music press when he died in 1985, considering everything he accomplished with Uriah Heep. Some people thought he was around even long after his death.

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131 Mitch Lucker (Suicide Silence) Mitch Lucker (Suicide Silence) Mitchell Adam "Mitch" Lucker was an American musician and lead singer for the deathcore band Suicide Silence.

It was sad to see someone like him go. I mean, he wasn't fake. He seemed like a pretty nice guy.

132 Keith Relf Keith Relf
133 Per Ohlin V 1 Comment
134 Morteza Pashaei
135 John Rutsey (Rush)

Their first drummer. RIP bro!

136 Wayne Static - Static-X Wayne Static - Static-X
137 Lee Morgan

The great jazz trumpeter was shot by his wife while performing onstage at Slugs Tavern, NYC.

138 Simone Battle
139 Stephen Gately
140 Cilla Black Cilla Black Priscilla Maria Veronica White OBE, known by her stage name Cilla Black, was an English singer, television presenter, actress, and author.
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