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Question Who is your favourite passed-away-too-early musician

Lots of musicians died before their time, depriving us of great music, their genius minds could have given us. Which one is your favourite?

Lots of musicians died before their time, depriving us of great music, their genius minds could have given us. Which one is your favourite?

1) W. A. Mozart (1756-1791). Arguably the worlds greatest composer ever.

2) Charlie Parker (1920-1955). Jazz saxophonist, nicknamed the Bird. Ranks with Miles Davis as most influential musician of his time.

3) Brian Jones (1942-1969). Founding member of the Rolling Stones. Became the first Rock & Roll martyr after he drowned in a pool.

4) Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970). Worlds most influential, and arguably the greatest, guitarist ever. Suffocated in his own vomit after overdosing.

5) Janis Joplin (1943-1970). Nicknamed Pearl, Jopplin was one of the greatest sixties icons. Died from an overdose two weeks after Hendrix.

6) Jim Morrison (1943-1971). Charismatic lead singer of rock legends The Doors. Died from an overdose and was found in a Paris bath tub.

7) Kurt Cobain (1967-1994). Lead singer and guitarist of highly influential grunge band Nirvana. Commited suicide in his garage.

8) Tupac Shakur (1971-1996). Most influential gangsta rapper of the nineties, voice of a generation. Shot dead in Las Vegas.

9) Aaliyah (1979-2001). Omnitalented artist and R&B icon. Died in a plane crash after shooting a video.

17 (yes, yes, yes!) Slams! And counting....

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