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15 Musicians who died in 2019

musicians who died in 2019

Several excellent musicians passed away in 2019, here we celebrate some of their lives and contributions to the world of music. January 29, 2019: James Ingram James Ingram died from brain cancer at his home in Los Angeles, aged 66. James Ingram (February 16, 1952 – January 29, 2019) was an American singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and record producer. He was also a multi Grammy nominated artist, a two-time Grammy Award-winner and a two-time Oscar nominee for…
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Marie Fredriksson, from Roxette, died on December 9, 2019

Marie Fredriksson

Gun-Marie Fredriksson, known as Marie Fredriksson, (May 30, 1958 – December 9, 2019) was a Swedish pop singer, songwriter, pianist and painter, best known as the lead vocalist of soft rock duo Roxette, alongside Per Gessle. Roxette achieved international success in the late-1980s and early-1990s with their albums Look Sharp! (1988) and Joyride (1991), and had six top two hits on the Billboard Hot 100: “The Look”, “Listen to Your Heart”, “Dangerous”, “It Must Have…
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Ginger Baker the Legendary Cream drummer dies aged 80

Peter Edward “Ginger” Baker (August 19, 1939 – October 6, 2019) was an English drummer and a co-founder of the legendary rock band Cream. His work in the 1960s earned him the well-deserved reputation of “rock’s first superstar drummer”, while his individual style melded a jazz background with African rhythms. He is credited as having been a pioneer of drumming in such genres as jazz fusion and world music. Peter Edward Baker was born in…
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Ric Ocasek of The Cars died September 15, 2019

Richard Theodore Otcasek (March 23, 1944 – September 15, 2019), was known as Ric Ocasek and was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and painter, and the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and songwriter for the rock band the Cars. He was born on March 23, 1944, and grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. When he was 16 years old, his family moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where his father worked as systems analyst with NASA at…
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