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American singer-songwriter, musician and artist, best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the grunge band Nirvana.
Date of Death: April 5, 1994.
Cause of death: Ruled as suicide by shotgun.
English singer-songwriter, known for her powerful contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of various musical genres including R&B, soul, and jazz.
Date of Death: July 23, 2011.
Cause of Death: Alcohol poisoning.
American guitarist and singer-songwriter.
Date of Death: September 18, 1970.
Cause of Death: Asphyxiated on vomit after combining sleeping pills with wine.
American singer, songwriter, painter, dancer and music arranger.
Date of Death: October 4, 1970.
Cause of Death: Probable heroin overdose.
Lead singer, songwriter and video director for The Doors.
Date of Death: July 3, 1971.
Cause of Death: Heart failure (no autopsy was performed).
Guitarrist of "Manic Street Preachers"
Date of Death: Disappeared 1 February 1995, officially presumed dead 2008. *Body never found*
Cause of Death: Presumed suicide at age of 27.
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Blues singer and musician.
Date of Death: August 16, 1938.
Cause of Death: Unknown, but typically credited to strychnine poisoning.
American bass guitarist, best known for her work with Hole.
Date of Death: June 16, 1994.
Cause of Death: Officially ruled as an accidental heroin overdose.
Rolling Stones founder and guitarist/multi-instrumentalist.
Date of Death: July 3, 1969.
Cause of Death: Drowned in a swimming pool. The coroner's report stated "death by misadventure."
British rock and roll singer.
Date of Death: March 26, 1969.
Cause of Death: Overdose of sleeping pills.
Singer-songwriter and guitarist of power pop band Big Star and solo.
Date of Death: December 27, 1978.
Cause of Death: Car crash: ran into a telephone pole.
Jamaican reggae artist and lead singer for Inner Circle.
Date of Death: March 23, 1980.
Cause of Death: Car crash.
Painter and graffiti artist; formed the band Gray.
Date of Death: August 12, 1988.
Cause of Death: Speedball overdose.
American motion picture actor of the early silent film era.
Date of Death: September 5, 1920.
Cause of Death: Suicide.
American actor, director, and screenwriter.
Date of Death: November 12, 2003.
Cause of Death: Suicide (from injuries he suffered after he hanged himself)
Swedish silent film motion-picture actor.
Date of Death: June 3, 1927.
Cause of Death: Car accident.
Trumpet player, collaborator with Friendly Fires.
Date of Death: August 11, 2011.
Cause of Death: Cardiac arrest.
American drag queen, classically-trained dancer and contestant on RuPaul's Drag Race.
Date of Death: October 1st, 2012.
Cause of Death: Heart failure.
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