Canadian music stars who deceased at age 56

Here are 15 famous musicians from Canada died at 56:

Doug Bentley

Doug Bentley (September 3, 1916 Delisle-November 24, 1972 Saskatoon) was a Canadian ice hockey player.

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Gordon Graydon

Gordon Graydon (December 7, 1896 Snelgrove, Ontario-September 19, 1953 Mississauga) was a Canadian lawyer.

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Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine

Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine (October 10, 1807 Boucherville-February 26, 1864 Montreal) was a Canadian personality.

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John Fitzwilliam Stairs

John Fitzwilliam Stairs (January 19, 1848 Halifax-September 26, 1904 Toronto) was a Canadian politician.

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Paul Quarrington

Paul Quarrington (July 22, 1953 Toronto-January 21, 2010) also known as Quarrington, Paul was a Canadian novelist, screenwriter, musician, playwright, author and writer.

He died in lung cancer.

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Cornelius Krieghoff

Cornelius Krieghoff (June 19, 1815 Amsterdam-April 8, 1872 Chicago) was a Canadian personality.

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Jean-Jacques Bertrand

Jean-Jacques Bertrand (June 20, 1916 Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts-February 22, 1973 Montreal) was a Canadian politician and lawyer. He had one child, Jean-François Bertrand.

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Sarah Emma Edmonds

Sarah Emma Edmonds (December 1, 1841 Nova Scotia-September 5, 1898 La Porte) was a Canadian nurse.

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Claude Jutra

Claude Jutra (March 11, 1930 Montreal-November 5, 1986 Montreal) also known as Claude Jutras was a Canadian screenwriter, film director, actor, film editor, cinematographer and television director.

He died in suicide.

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Joseph-Armand Bombardier

Joseph-Armand Bombardier (April 16, 1907 Valcourt-February 18, 1964 Sherbrooke) was a Canadian inventor and businessperson.

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Henry Joseph Clarke

Henry Joseph Clarke (July 7, 1833 Donegal-September 13, 1889 Medicine Hat) was a Canadian personality.

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Portia White

Portia White (June 24, 1911 Truro-February 13, 1968 Toronto) was a Canadian singer.

Her related genres: Classical music, Gospel music and Opera.

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Wolfgang Droege

Wolfgang Droege (September 25, 1948 Forchheim-April 13, 2005 Scarborough) also known as Wolfgang Walter Droege or Dröge was a Canadian personality.

He died in firearm.

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Wop May

Wop May (March 20, 1896 Carberry-June 21, 1952 American Fork) was a Canadian pilot.

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Franklin Knight Lane

Franklin Knight Lane (July 15, 1864 Charlottetown-May 18, 1921 Rochester) was a Canadian politician.

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