Artists who died in 2019 (May - August)

Created by maluca on 07 Jul 2019 | Last edited by maluca on 22 Aug 2020
Artists who died in 2019 (May - August)

A collection of the artists that passed away in 2019, from May to August.
The list for January to April is here: https://lyricstranslate.com/en/collection/artists-who-died-2019
The list for September to December is here: https://lyricstranslate.com/en/collection/artists-who-died-2019-septembe...

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

Top 2 songs:  Blue Ridge Muddy Water

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

Artist | Iran Pop

Behnam Safavi died on May 13 (aged 35).

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

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

Top song:  Codine

Chuck Barksdale died on May 15 (aged 84).

Artist | France

Mick Micheyl died on May 16 (aged 97).

Nilda Fernandez died on May 19 (aged 61).

10. Alabama 3

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

Gabriel Diniz died on May 27 (aged 28).

Top song:  Jenifer

Willie Ford died on May 28 (aged 68).

Leon Redbone died on May 30 (aged 69).

Top song:  Christmas Island

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

Piet Botha died on June 2 (aged 63).

Top song:  Mozambique
16. Dr. John

Dr. John died on June 6 (aged 77).

17. Serguei

Serguei died on June 7 (aged 85).

18. Angra
Artist | Brazil Metal

André Matos, former lead singer, died on June 8 (aged 47).

19. Geto Boys

Bushwick Bill, rapper, died on June 9 (aged 52).

Jim Pike, co-founder and lead singer of The Lettermen, died on June 9 (aged 82).

Former singer Pepe Bustos died on June 10 (aged 79).

Nature Ganganbaigal, founder of Tengger Cavalry, died on June 13 (aged 29).

Artist | Russia Rock

Sergey Ostroumov, drummer, died on June 16 (aged 54).

24. RPM
Artist | Brazil Rock

Paulo Pagni, drummer, died on June 22 (aged 61).

Dave Bartholomew died on June 23 (aged 100).

Top song:  My Ding-A-Ling
Artist | Germany R&B/Soul

Astrid North, singer of the band Cultured Pearls, died on June 25 (aged 45).

Top song:  Lightning
Artist | Spain New Wave Pop

Luis Jovellar, singer, died on June 27.

Top song:  El millonario

Leopoldo Pineda (Palma Sola), trombonist, died on June 27 (aged 80).

Top 2 songs:  Bamboleo Ella Fue

Gary Duncan, guitarist and singer, died on June 29 (aged 72).

Top song:  What About Me?
Artist | Germany Folk

Willy Schnitzler, former keyboarder, died end of June (aged 67).

Anne Vanderlove died on June 30 (aged 75).

Faith Winthrop died on July 1 (aged 87).

Top song:  Where Were You

Costa Cordalis died on July 2 (aged 75).

João Gilberto died on July 6 (aged 88).

Top 3 songs:  Desafinado Estate Doralice

Cameron Boyce died on July 6 (aged 20).

Artist | Poland Jazz Poetry

Wanda Warska died on July 6 (aged 87).

Top song:  W WERONIE.

Yannis Spathas, guitarist, died on July 6 (aged 68).

Thommy Gustafsson, keyboardist, died on July 6 (aged 71).

Jerry Lawson died on July 10 (aged 75).

Top song:  Buffalo Soldier

Dick Richards, drummer, died on July 12 (aged 95).

Artist | Austria Folk

Eberhard Kummer died on July 12 (aged 78).

Top song:  Das Nibelungenlied

Russell Smith, singer-songwriter, died on July 12 (aged 70).

Top song:  Third Rate Romance

Johnny Clegg died on July 16 (aged 66).

Top song:  Asilazi
44. Pat Kelly
Artist | Jamaica Reggae

Pat Kelly died on July 16 (aged 70).

Artist | Sweden

Inger Berggren died on July 19 (aged 85).

Top 2 songs:  Sol och vår Mit siebzehn

Yao Lee died on July 19 (aged 96).

Art Neville died on July 22 (aged 81).

Artist | Mexico Folk

Yolanda González Bielma died on July 30 (aged 75).

Rodolfo Zapata died on August 1 (aged 87).

Dacia Bridges died on August 1 (aged 46).

Top song:  I Begin to Wonder
51. The Kinks

Ian Gibbons, keyboard player, died on August 1 (aged 67).

Artist | Russia

Alexandra Strelchenko died on August 2 (aged 82).

Damien Lovelock, singer, died on August 3 (aged 65).

Top song:  Johnny

Katreese Barnes died on August 3 (aged 56).

Top song:  Sugar Free

Willi Tokarev died on August 4 (aged 84).

César Canales, singer, died on August 4 (aged 27).

Top song:  Empty Hell

Toni Morrison died on August 5 (aged 88).

58. London

Lizzie Grey died on August 5 (aged 60).

Top song:  Miss You

Sergey Berezin, composer and singer, died on August 5 (aged 81).

David Berman died on August 7 (aged 52).

Top 2 songs:  People Random Rules

Claudio Taddei died on August 9 (aged 52).

Artist | Spain Indie

Inés Bayo, singer, died on August 9 (aged 45).

Top song:  Al amanecer
63. Boomerang

Miro Tomassini, bass guitar, died on August 15.

Peter Fonda died on August 16 (aged 79).

Artist | Mexico Poetry

Thelma Nava died on August 18 (aged 87).

Artist | Germany Rock

Sonny Hennig, keyboard and vocals, died on August 18 (aged 73).

Larry Taylor, bass guitarist, died on August 19 (aged 77).

Artist | Mexico Cumbia

Celso Piña died on August 21 (aged 66).

Artist | Germany

Hermann Schneider, singer, died on August 24 (aged 72).

Artist | Chile

Paz Undurraga died on August 25 (aged 89).

71. Stimela
Artist | South Africa

Isaac ‘Bro Mnca’ Mtshali, drummer, died on August 25

Neal Casal died on August 26 (aged 50).

Top song:  Free Light of Day
Artist | Turkey Pop

Selahattin Özdemir died on August 27 (aged 56).

Donnie Fritts died on August 27 (aged 76).

Nancy Holloway died on August 28 (aged 86).

Artist | Chile Folk

Gastón Guzmán died on August 28 (aged 82).

Top 2 songs:  Lonconao Voces de cobre
77. Jane

Charly Maucher, bassist and singer, died on August 29 (aged 72).

Jimmy Pitman, singer and guitarist, died on August 29 (aged 72).

Artist | Colombia Latino

Ricardo Fuentes died on August 31 (aged 75).

Top song:  Cuánto te debo
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