Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne has passed away.
Adam Schlesinger, a musician and songwriter highly regarded for his work as a member of Fountains of Wayne and an Emmy-winning songwriter for TV’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” has died as a result of coronavirus complications, Variety has confirmed. He was 52.
Neil Peart, the drummer for Rush, has passed away. He was 67.
Juice WRLD, who was born Jarad Anthony Higgins, has passed away at the age of 21 after suffering a seizure in a Chicago airport.
Ric Ocasek, the frontman for The Cars, passed away over the weekend.
Ric Ocasek, the songwriter, rhythm guitarist and lead singer for the Cars, was found dead on Sunday afternoon at his townhouse in Manhattan.
The New York Police Department confirmed the death but did not give a cause. Sources have differed on Mr. Ocasek’s age — some saying he was 70 — but a few public records and previous articles about him suggest that he was 75.
Somos have announced the passing of their guitarist Phil Haggerty.
Margalit Fox, writing at The New York Times:
Toni Morrison, the 1993 Nobel laureate in literature, whose acclaimed, best-selling work explored black identity in America and in particular the experience of black women, died on Monday in the Bronx. She was 88.
Her death, at Montefiore Medical Center, was announced by her publisher, Alfred A. Knopf. A spokeswoman said the cause was complications of pneumonia. Ms. Morrison lived in Grand View-on-Hudson, N.Y.
I think about this quote from Song of Solomon all the time:
Perhaps that’s what all human relationships boil down to: Would you save my life? or would you take it?
Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed in Los Angeles yesterday. He was 33.
Aaron Alt, the former drummer of Have Mercy, has passed away. He was 29.
The Prodigy’s vocalist Keith Flint has passed away. He was 49.
Luke Perry, one of the stars of 90210 and recently Riverdale, has passed away. He was 52.
Andy Anderson, former drummer for The Cure, has passed away.
Tim Landers, of Transit and Cold Collective, has passed away.
Pete Shelley, frontman for the Buzzcocks, has passed away. He was 63.
Devin Lima of LFO has passed way. He was 41.
“My son has passed away,” his mom, Filomena Lima, tells Us. “His fiancée was living with him and let us know that he passed at 2:45 in the morning. He was struggling for 13 months since his cancer diagnosis. The family is not good.”
Marvel Comics’ co-creator, Stan Lee, has passed away. He was 95.
Tom Diaz, the former vocalist of The World is a Beautiful Place…, has passed away. He was 32.
Mac Miller passed away over the weekend. He was 26.
Kyle Pavone, the lead singer of We Came As Romans, has passed away. He was 28.
Aretha Franklin has passed away. She was 76.
Aretha Franklin, universally acclaimed as the “Queen of Soul” and one of America’s greatest singers in any style, died on Thursday at her home in Detroit. She was 76.
The cause was advanced pancreatic cancer, her publicist, Gwendolyn Quinn, said.