Artists who died in 2018 (January - April)

Created by maluca on 18 Sep 2018 | Last edited by maluca on 25 May 2020
Artists who died in 2018 (January - April)

A collection of the artists that passed away in 2018 from January to April.

The list for May to August is here:
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/collection/artists-who-died-2018-may-august

The list for September to December is here:
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/collection/artists-who-died-2018-july-dec...

Betty Willis died on January 1 (aged 76).

Ray Thomas (flute) died on January 4 (aged 76).

Mikio Fujioka, Kami Band guitarist, died January 5 (aged 36).

Artist | France Pop

France Gall died on January 7 (aged 70).

Denise LaSalle died January 8 (aged 78).

Eddie Clarke (guitar) died on January 10 (aged 67).

Artist | Germany Rock

Peter Donath (ex-drummer) died on January 10 (aged 73).

8. MPB4
Artist | Brazil MPB

Ruy Faria died on January 11 (aged 80).

Top song:  A Lua

Danny Woods, co-founder of Chairmen of the Board, died on January 13 (aged 73).

Top song:  Patches

Dolores O'Riordan, singer of the band The Cranberries, died on January 15 (aged 46).

Artist | Portugal

Madalena Iglésias died on January 16 (aged 78).

Dave Holland, ex-drummer, died on January 16 (aged 69).

14. Embryo

Christian Burchard (co-founder of Embryo) died on January 17 (aged 71)

Top song:  End Of Soul

Fredo Santana died on January 19 (aged 27).

Top song:  Persona
16. Argent

Jim Rodford (bass guitar) died on January 20 (aged 76).

Artist | Chile Poetry

Nicanor Parra died on January 23 (aged 103).

18. Sham 69

Neil Harris (guitar) died on January 23 (aged 63).

Hugh Masekela died on January 23 (aged 78).

20. The Fall

Mark E. Smith (singer) died on January 24 (aged 60).

22. Glee Cast

Marc Salling died on January 30 (aged 35).

Artist | Canada R&B/Soul

Leah LaBelle died on January 31 (aged 31).

Top song:  Lolita

Dennis Edwards (lead singer of the band The Temptations) died on February 2 (aged 74).

Artist | Poland Folk

Mieczysław Święcicki died on February 5 (aged 81).

26. Zeno
Artist | Germany Rock

Zeno Roth died on February 5 (aged 61).

Top song:  On My Way
27. Mr. Big

Pat Torpey (drums) died on February 7 (aged 64)

28. Foghat

Craig MacGregor, bass guitar, died on February 9 (aged 68).

Top 2 songs:  Slow Ride Drivin' Wheel

Vic Damone died on February 11 (aged 89).

Klaasje van der Wal (bass guitar) died on February 13 (aged 69)

Artist | Estonia Pop

Heli Lääts died on February 16 (aged 85).

Barbara Ann Alston died on February 16 (aged 74).

Eddy Amoo (singer) died on February 23 (aged 74)

34. Herbs

Thom Nepia (percussion, vocals) died on February 25 (aged 60).

Top song:  French Letter

Patrick Doyle (drums) died on March 4 (aged 32).

Top song:  Buried Alive
Artist | Germany Pop

Ulla Norden died on March 5 (aged 77).

37. Rim Banna

Rim Banna died on March 24 (aged 51).

38. Lys Assia

Lys Assia died on March 24 (aged 94).

39. 100%
Artist | Korea, South Pop

Seo Min-woo died on March 25 (aged 33).

Top 3 songs:   Grand Bleu 나쁜놈

Mike Harrison, singer, died on March 25 (aged 75).

Jerry Williams died on March 25 (aged 75)

Artist | Brazil

Messias Holanda died on March 26 (aged 76).

Top song:  Coma Ovo

Sabahudin Kurt died on March 30 (aged 82).

45. Lill-Babs
Artist | Sweden

Lill-Babs died on April 3 (aged 80)

Wolfgang 'Wölle' Neuser, ex-keyboarder, died on April 5 (aged 67).

Top song:  Gamma Ray

Jacques Higelin died on April 6 (aged 77).

Yvonne Staples died on April 10 (aged 80).

Timmy Matley (lead singer) died on April 11 (aged 36).

Artist | Brazil

Dona Ivone Lara died on April 16 (aged 97).

Top song:  Sonho Meu
51. Avicii

Tim Bergling (Avicii) died on April 20 (aged 28).

Robbee Mariano (bass guitar) died on April 20 (aged 47).

Brian Hooper (bass guitar) died on April 20 (aged 55).

Top song:  Psycho

Holger Biege died on April 25 (aged 65).

Charles Neville (saxophone) died on April 26 (aged 79).

Rose Laurens died on April 30 (aged 65).

Comments
malucamaluca    Tue, 18/09/2018 - 16:19

To be continued and sorted by date of death later... Feel free to collaborate...

DarkJoshuaDarkJoshua    Tue, 18/09/2018 - 16:21

I saw many people, including myself, getting to know Xxxtentacion only because of the turmoil his death caused.

malucamaluca    Thu, 01/11/2018 - 21:21

Seems like he passed away two days ago... That's what wikipedia says.

malucamaluca    Tue, 02/10/2018 - 09:28

Yes, I already added him yesterday... Sad smile

malucamaluca    Tue, 02/10/2018 - 09:30

I will split this list in two parts, part I from January to June and part II from July to December.

HinKytoHinKyto    Sat, 06/10/2018 - 11:45

If you make one for the second half of 2018, beloved Danish artist Kim Larsen passed away on 30th of September.

HinKytoHinKyto    Sat, 06/10/2018 - 12:01

Didn't realize you'd already made it and he was on it, missed the link to the next one... just ignore what I said ^^'

AldefinaAldefina    Sat, 06/10/2018 - 12:54

Montserrat Caballé died today.