Artists who died in 2019 - May

Created by maluca on 07 Jul 2019 | Last edited by maluca on 20 Mar 2021
Artists who died in 2019 - May

A collection of the artists that passed away in May 2019.

See also: Artists who died in 2019

1. Lou Johnson Artist

Lou Johnson died on May 1 (aged 78).

Country:  United States

Genre:  R&B/Soul

Language:  English

2. Motelli Skronkle Artist

Esko Varonen died on May 1 (aged 62).

Country:  Finland

Genres:  Indie, Rock

Language:  Finnish

Popular song:  Kone

3. The Seldom Scene Artist

John Starling, guitarist, died on May 2 (aged 79).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Folk

Language:  English

Popular songs:  Blue RidgeMuddy Water

J. R. Cobb, guitarist, died on May 4 (aged 75).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Rock

Language:  English

Popular songs:  So Into YouImaginary LoverSpooky

5. Yevgeny Krylatov Artist

Yevgeny Krylatov died on May 8 (aged 85).

Country:  Russia

Genre:  Soundtrack

Language:  Russian

6. Babe Ruth Artist

Chris Holmes, keyboardist, died on May 9 (aged 75).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genre:  Rock

Language:  English

7. Doris Day Artist

Doris Day died on May 13 (aged 97).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Swing

Language:  English

8. Behnam Safavi Artist

Behnam Safavi died on May 13 (aged 35).

Country:  Iran

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Persian

9. Agit Prop Artist

Pekka Aarnio died on May 13 (aged 72).

Country:  Finland

Language:  Finnish

Leon Rausch, singer, died on May 14 (aged 91).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Country music

Language:  English

Mike Wilhelm, guitarist, died on May 14 (aged 77).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Folk, Psychedelic, Rock

Language:  English

Popular song:  Codine

12. The Dells Artist

Chuck Barksdale died on May 15 (aged 84).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Jazz, R&B/Soul, Funk

Language:  English

13. Mick Micheyl Artist

Mick Micheyl died on May 16 (aged 97).

Country:  France

Language:  French

14. The Godz Artist

Eric Moore, lead singer and bassist, died on May 17 (aged 77)

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hard Rock

Language:  English

Popular song:  Candy's Going Bad

15. Nilda Fernández Artist

Nilda Fernandez died on May 19 (aged 61).

Country:  France

Genre:  Singer-songwriter

Languages:  French, Spanish

16. Alabama 3 Artist

Jake Black a.k.a. the Very Reverend D Wayne Love, co-founder and singer of Alabama 3, died on May 21 (aged 59).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genre:  Blues

Language:  English

17. Gabriel Diniz Artist

Gabriel Diniz died on May 27 (aged 28).

Country:  Brazil

Genres:  Latino, Sertanejo

Language:  Portuguese

Popular songs:  JeniferParaquedasA Casa Chora

18. The Dramatics Artist

Willie Ford died on May 28 (aged 68).

Country:  United States

Genre:  R&B/Soul

Language:  English

19. Leon Redbone Artist

Leon Redbone died on May 30 (aged 69).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Jazz

Language:  English

Popular song:  Christmas Island

20. Martine Bijl Artist

Martine Bijl died on May 30 (aged 71).

Country:  Netherlands

Language:  Dutch

Popular song:  Limburgs klaaglied

21. Roky Erickson Artist

Roky Erickson, founder of the band 13th Floor Elevators, died on May 31 (aged 71).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Psychedelic

Language:  English

Đelo Jusić died on May 31 (aged 80).

Country:  Croatia

Genres:  Folk, Folk, Pop, Pop-Folk, Folk

Languages:  Croatian, English

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