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Artists who died of COVID-19 in 2021

Created by maluca on 04 Apr 2021 | Last edited by maluca on 03 Aug 2022
Artists who died of COVID-19 in 2021

Artists who died of COVID-19 in 2021

See also: Artists who died of COVID-19 in 2020

1. Elias Rahbani Artist

Elias Rahbani died on January 4 (aged 82).

Country:  Lebanon

Language:  Arabic

2. Genival Lacerda Artist

Genival Lacerda died on January 7 (aged 89).

Country:  Brazil

Language:  Portuguese

Popular song:  Rock do Jegue

3. David Stypka Artist

David Stypka died on January 10 (aged 41).

Country:  Czech Republic

Genre:  Singer-songwriter

Language:  Czech

Popular songs:  KřížDobré ráno, miláVrány taky

4. Thorleifs Artist

Thorleif Torstensson died on January 10 (aged 71).

Country:  Sweden

Genres:  Dance, Pop

Language:  Swedish

5. Shingoose Artist

Shingoose died on January 12 (aged 74).

Country:  Canada

Genre:  Singer-songwriter

Language:  English

Popular song:  Silver River

6. Lệ Thu Artist

Lệ Thu died on January 15 (aged 77).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Vietnamese

7. Radikal People Artist

Alonso Espino Lobaton (RaperOne) died on January 16 (aged 41).

Country:  Peru

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  Spanish

Popular songs:  Mi PatriaAsí soy yo

8. The Teddy Bears Artist

Phil Spector died on January 16 (aged 81).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Pop

Language:  English

James Purify died on January 22 (aged 76).

Country:  United States

Genre:  R&B/Soul

Language:  English

Popular song:  I'm Your Puppet

10. VIA Iveria Artist

Temur Tsiklauri died on February 1 (aged 75).

Country:  Georgia

Genres:  Folk, Pop-Folk, Pop-Rock, Soundtrack

Languages:  Russian, Georgian, Polish

11. Los Mustang Artist

Tony Mier, drummer, died on February 2 (aged 77).

Country:  Spain

Genre:  Rock

Languages:  Spanish, English, French

12. Anne Feeney Artist

Anne Feeney died on February 3 (aged 69).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Folk

Language:  English

Popular song:  You Will Answer

13. Jaime Murrell Artist

Jaime Murrell died on February 4 (aged 71).

Country:  Panama

Language:  Spanish

14. Skwatta Kamp Artist

Nish (Musawenkosi Molefe) died on February 5 (aged 42).

Country:  South Africa

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Languages:  English, Zulu

Popular song:  Umoya

15. Banda Carrapicho Artist

Zezinho Corrêa, lead singer, died on February 6 (aged 69).

Country:  Brazil

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Portuguese

16. Roza Akkuchukova Artist

Roza Akkuchukova died on February 8 (aged 70).

Country:  Russia

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Bashkir

17. Raymond Lévesque Artist

Raymond Lévesque died on February 15 (aged 92).

Country:  Canada

Genres:  Poetry, Singer-songwriter

Language:  French

18. Demônios da Garoa Artist

Izael Caldeira died on February 15 (aged 79).

Country:  Brazil

Genre:  Latino

Language:  Portuguese

19. Andrea Lo Vecchio Artist

Andrea Lo Vecchio died on February 17 (aged 78).

Country:  Italy

Genre:  Singer-songwriter

Language:  Italian

Popular songs:  Ho Scelto BachDorme la città

20. Đorđe Balašević Artist

Đorđe Balašević died on February 19 (aged 67).

Country:  Serbia

Genres:  Folk, Pop, Pop-Folk, Pop-Rock, Rock, Singer-songwriter

Languages:  Serbian, English

21. Osanna Artist

Danilo Rustici, guitarist, died on February 26 (aged 72).

Country:  Italy

Genre:  Progressive rock

Language:  Italian

Popular song:  L'uomo

22. Jorge Oñate Artist

Jorge Oñate died on February 28 (aged 71).

Country:  Colombia

Genre:  Latino

Language:  Spanish

Popular song:  La Negra de dos amores

23. Angelic Upstarts Artist

Tony Feedback, guitarist, died in February.

Country:  United Kingdom

Genre:  Punk

Language:  English

24. Rina Gunawan Artist

Rina Gunawan died on March 2 (aged 46).

Country:  Indonesia

Language:  Indonesian

Popular song:  Semalam Kau Dimana

Maria José Valério died on March 3 (aged 87).

Country:  Portugal

Genre:  Fado

Language:  Portuguese

Popular song:  Menina dos telefones

Sanja Ilić died on March 7 (aged 69).

Country:  Serbia

Languages:  Serbian, Romani

27. Cargo Artist

Adrian Bărar, the band's founder and guitarist, died on March 8 (aged 61).

Country:  Romania

Genre:  Hard Rock

Language:  Romanian

28. Lyudmila Lyadova Artist

Lyudmila Lyadova died on March 10 (aged 95).

Country:  Russia

Language:  Russian

Eulalio "Sax" Cervantes, saxophonist, died on March 14 (aged 52).

Country:  Mexico

Genre:  Rock

Language:  Spanish

Popular songs:  KumbalaPachucoEl Circo

30. Tangra Artist

Konstantin Markov, founder and bassist of Tangra, died on March 15 (aged 71).

Country:  Bulgaria

Genres:  New Wave, Pop-Rock, Rock

Language:  Bulgarian

31. Kerber Artist

Dragoljub Đuričić, drummer, died on March 15 (aged 68).

Country:  Serbia

Genre:  Rock

Language:  Serbian

32. Irmão Lázaro Artist

Irmão Lázaro died on March 19 (aged 54).

Country:  Brazil

Genre:  Religious

Language:  Portuguese

Popular songs:  meu mestreconte a deusEle é Contigo

33. Yevgeny Nesterenko Artist

Yevgeny Nesterenko died on March 20 (aged 83).

Country:  Russia

Genre:  Opera

Language:  Russian

34. Impact (Italy) Artist

Alberto "Gigo" Gigante, drummer, died on March 21 (aged 56).

Country:  Italy

Genre:  Punk

Language:  Italian

Popular song:  Solo Odio

35. Edson Montenegro Artist

Edson Montenegro died on March 21 (aged 63).

Country:  Brazil

Language:  Portuguese

Popular song:  Dentro de Mim

36. Cornelia Catangă Artist

Cornelia Catangă died on March 26 (aged 63).

Country:  Romania

Genre:  Folk

Language:  Romanian

37. Zafir Hadžimanov Artist

Zafir Hadžimanov died on March 27 (aged 78).

Country:  Macedonia

Genres:  Folk, Poetry

Language:  Macedonian

38. Claire dela Fuente Artist

Claire dela Fuente died on March 30 (aged 62).

Country:  Philippines

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Filipino/Tagalog

Popular song:  Sayang

39. Rustavi Ensemble Artist

Anzor Erkomaishvili, founder of the ensemble, died on March 31 (aged 81).

Country:  Georgia

Genre:  Folk

Languages:  Georgian, Corsican

40. Gabi Luncă Artist

Gabi Luncă died on April 2 (aged 82).

Country:  Romania

Genre:  Folk

Language:  Romanian

41. Nelu Ploieșteanu Artist

Nelu Ploieșteanu died on April 2 (aged 70).

Country:  Romania

Genre:  Folk

Language:  Romanian

42. Agnaldo Timóteo Artist

Agnaldo Timóteo died on April 3 (aged 84).

Country:  Brazil

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Portuguese

43. Henry Stephen Artist

Henry Stephen died on April 5 (aged 79).

Country:  Venezuela

Genre:  Pop-Rock

Language:  Spanish

Popular song:  Lady Madonna

Predrag Zivković Tozovac died on April 6 (aged 85).

Country:  Serbia

Genre:  Folk

Language:  Serbian

46. Elipse Artist

Zoran Simjanović, keyboardist, died on April 11 (aged 74).

Country:  Serbia

Genre:  Blues

Language:  Serbian

Popular song:  Pogledaj kroz prozor

47. Paul Oscher Artist

Paul Oscher died on April 18 (aged 71).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Blues

Language:  English

Popular song:  Driftin' Blues

48. Lea Dali Lion Artist

Lea Dali Lion died on April 21 (aged 47).

Country:  Estonia

Genre:  Singer-songwriter

Language:  Estonian

49. The Four Seasons Artist

Joe Long, bass guitarist, died on April 21 (aged 88).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Pop-Rock

Language:  English

50. Victor Wood Artist

Victor Wood died on April 23 (aged 75).

Country:  Philippines

Genre:  R&B/Soul

Languages:  English, Cebuano

Popular songs:  IhilakA Tear FellOh, Kinabuhi!

51. Jesús Fichamba Artist

Jesús Fichamba died on April 25 (aged 74).

Country:  Ecuador

Language:  Spanish

52. Johnny Crawford Artist

Johnny Crawford died on April 29 (aged 75).

Country:  United States

Language:  English

Popular songs:  GreensleevesCindy's Birthday

53. Cassiano Artist

Cassiano died on May 7 (aged 77).

Country:  Brazil

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Portuguese

Popular songs:  ColeçãoA Lua e EuCastiçal

54. Akundum Artist

Mongol (Arlindo Carlos Silva da Paixão), band founder, vocalist, guitarist and keyboardist, died on May 11 (aged 64).

Country:  Brazil

Genres:  Alternative, Reggae, Rock

Language:  Portuguese

Popular song:  Emaconhada

55. Đorđe Marjanović Artist

Đorđe Marjanović died on May 15 (aged 89).

Country:  Serbia

Genres:  Blues, Pop

Language:  Serbian

Popular songs:  VulkanNataliDevojko Mala

John Davis, singer, died on May 24 (aged 66).

Country:  Germany

Genres:  Dance, Hip-Hop/Rap, Pop

Language:  English

57. Nelson Sargento Artist

Nelson Sargento died on May 27 (aged 96).

Country:  Brazil

Genre:  Latino

Language:  Portuguese

Popular song:  Agoniza mas não morre

58. Luisa Molina Artist

Luisa Molina died on May 30 (aged 65).

Country:  Bolivia

Genres:  Folk, Latino

Language:  Spanish

Popular song:  Añoranzas

59. Savia Nueva Artist

Jaime Junaro died on June 6 (aged 72).

Country:  Bolivia

Genre:  Folk

Language:  Spanish

Popular song:  Paloma

60. Los Antiguos Artist

Pato Larralde, singer, died on June 13 (aged 55).

Country:  Argentina

Genres:  Metal, Rock

Language:  Spanish

Popular song:  La Culpa Al Viento

62. Steve Kekana Artist

Steve Kekana died on July 1 (aged 62).

Country:  South Africa

Genre:  Singer-songwriter

Language:  English

Popular song:  Raising My Family

63. Los Yonics Artist

Jose Manuel Zamacona, singer, died on July 4 (aged 69).

Country:  Mexico

Genres:  Latino, Folk, Latino

Language:  Spanish

64. Kleber e Kaue Artist

Kleber Oliveira died on July 5 (aged 37).

Country:  Brazil

Genre:  Sertanejo

Language:  Portuguese

Popular song:  Ela não é você

65. Pyotr Mamonov Artist

Pyotr Mamonov died on July 15 (aged 70).

Country:  Russia

Genre:  Poetry

Language:  Russian

Boris Goryachev died on July 15 (aged 49).

Country:  Russia

Genres:  Pop, Pop-Folk, Pop-Rock

Language:  Russian

67. Shahram Kashani Artist

Shahram Kashani died on July 28 (aged 47).

Country:  Iran

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Persian

68. Kassav' Artist

Jacob Desvarieux, singer, died on July 30 (aged 65).

Country:  France

Language:  French (Antillean Creole)

Popular song:  Siyé bwa

69. Paul Johnson Artist

DJ Paul Johnson died on August 4 (aged 50).

Country:  United States

Genre:  House

Language:  English

Popular song:  Get Get Down

70. Siti Sarah Artist

Siti Sarah died on August 9 (aged 36).

Country:  Malaysia

Genres:  Pop, Pop-Rock, R&B/Soul

Language:  Malay

Popular songs:  Jangan Kau MimpiSudah

Eric Wagner, original lead singer, died on August 22 (aged 62).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Metal

Language:  English

72. Zion I Artist

MC Zumbi (Steve Gaines) died on August 13 (aged 49).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

Popular song:  Coastin’

73. Cappella Artist

Marcus Birks, vocalist, died on August 27 (aged 40).

Country:  Italy

Genres:  Dance, Electronica, Electropop, Eurodance, Pop

Language:  English

74. Maggie Mae Artist

Maggie Mae died on August 30 (aged 61).

Country:  Germany

Genre:  Pop

Language:  German

75. Black Oak Arkansas Artist

Rickie Lee Reynolds, guitarist, died on September 5 (aged 72).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Rock

Language:  English

Popular song:  Hot and Nasty

76. Phi Nhung Artist

Phi Nhung died on September 28 (aged 51).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Folk

Language:  Vietnamese

Popular song:  Áo Mới Cà Mau

77. Hayko Artist

Hayko died on September 29 (aged 48).

Country:  Armenia

Genre:  Singer-songwriter

Languages:  Armenian, English, Russian

78. Placa Luminosa Artist

José "Ribah" Ribamar do Nascimento, guitarist and vocalist, died on October 13 (aged 71).

Country:  Brazil

Genres:  MPB, Pop, R&B/Soul

Language:  Portuguese

Popular song:  Fica Comigo

79. Avtograf Artist

Sergei Krinitzin, drummer, died on October 21 (aged 65).

Country:  Russia

Genres:  Hard Rock, Progressive rock, Rock

Language:  Russian

Petrică Mîțu Stoian died on November 6, (aged 61).

Country:  Romania

Genre:  Folk

Language:  Romanian

81. Os Atuais Artist

Reny de Oliveira, guitarist, died on November 16 (aged 67).

Country:  Brazil

Language:  Portuguese

Popular songs:  Barco do AmorFim de Semana

82. Alexander Gradsky Artist

Alexander Gradsky died on November 28 (aged 72).

Country:  Russia

Genres:  Blues, Classical, Disco, Folk, Opera, R&B/Soul, Rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Singer-songwriter, Soundtrack

Languages:  Russian, English

Ludwig "Lucky" Ladstätter, clarinetist and singer, died on November 29 (aged 67).

Country:  Austria

Language:  German

84. Els Folls Artist

Josep Maria Francino, guitarist and banjo player, died on December 1 (aged 74).

Country:  Spain

Genre:  Pop-Rock

Language:  Catalan

Popular song:  Carretera i manta

86. Omega Artist

János Kóbor, singer, died on December 6 (aged 78).

Country:  Hungary

Genre:  Rock

Languages:  Hungarian, English, German

87. Rare Earth Artist

Gil Bridges, saxophone, flute and vocals, died on December 8 (aged 80).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Funk, Psychedelic, Rock

Language:  English

88. Angelic Upstarts Artist

Thomas 'Mensi' Mensforth, lead singer, died on December 10 (aged 65).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genre:  Punk

Language:  English

Les Emmerson, singer, died on December 10 (aged 77).

Country:  Canada

Genre:  Rock

Language:  English

90. The Wurzels Artist

John Morgan, drummer, died on December 17 (aged 80).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genre:  Comedy

Language:  English

Popular song:  I Am A Cider Drinker

91. Il Divo Artist

Carlos Marín died on December 19 (aged 53).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genres:  Classical, Pop

Languages:  Spanish, Italian, English, French

Popular songs:  MamaRegresa a míGrazie, amore mio

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