Home > Celebrity News

15 Amazing Musicians Who Passed Away Before 40

Musicians have a reputation for being some of the most entertaining people on the planet. Unfortunately, many of them don’t make it past their 40th birthday – if that long. While there are hundreds of musicians that live long, healthy lives, it seems some of the most tragic stories to come out of Hollywood involve the death of musicians at an age that’s much too young. Some of our greatest entertainers never saw their 40s – many of them never even saw their 30s. Read on to find out which famous and amazing artists were taken from the world much too early.

(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Tiffany Raiford is a lifelong Floridian, wife to my high school sweetheart and mother of four littles (two girls and boy/girl twins...no, they are not identical and yes, I'm sure). My kids love to whine, so I love to wine. My loves include nap time, bed time, date night, travel and evenings and weekends when my husband is home because he handles all diaper changes.
More articles by