Celebrity Deaths in Music

  • Johnny Hallyday, 74 (1943 - 2017)

    Johnny Hallyday

    Johnny Hallyday, France's biggest rock star for more than half a century and an icon who packed sports stadiums and all but lit up the Eiffel Tower with his high-energy concerts at the foot of the Paris landmark, died early Wednesday, according to the Associated Press. He was 74. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Mitch Margo, 70 (1947 - 2017)

    Mitch Margo

    Mitch Margo, a member of the group behind the hit song "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" in the early 1960s, has died at his California home, according to the Associated Press. He was 70. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Jon Hendricks, 96 (2017 - 2017)

    Jon  Hendricks

    Jon Hendricks, innovative jazz vocalist who was a member of the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, has died at the age of 96, according to The New York Times. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Tommy Keene, 59 (1958 - 2017)

    Tommy Keene

    Tommy Keene, critically acclaimed power pop musician, died on Wednesday November 22, 2017, at the age of 59, according to the Washington Post. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • David Cassidy, 67 (1950 - 2017)

    David Cassidy

    David Cassidy, the singer and actor who rocketed to teen-idol status in the 1970s as the costar of the musical TV sitcom "The Partridge Family," died Tuesday, Nov. 21, after having been hospitalized several days earlier in Florida, where he lived, according to multiple news sources. He was 67. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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