Canadian music stars who deceased at age 61

Here are 11 famous musicians from Canada died at 61:

Jack Layton

Jack Layton (July 18, 1950 Montreal-August 22, 2011 Toronto) a.k.a. John Gilbert Layton or John Gilbert "Jack" Layton was a Canadian political scientist, politician, professor and activist. He had two children, Mike Layton and Sarah Campbell.

He died in cancer.

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Émile Nelligan

Émile Nelligan (December 24, 1879 Montreal-November 18, 1941 Montreal) also known as Emile Nelligan was a Canadian writer and poet.

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Cuthbert Grant

Cuthbert Grant (April 5, 1793-July 15, 1854 St. François Xavier, Manitoba) was a Canadian personality.

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George Brown

George Brown (November 29, 1818 Alloa-May 9, 1880 Toronto) was a Canadian personality. His children are Margaret Brown, Catherine Edith Brown and George Mackenzie Brown.

He died as a result of assassination.

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Brooke Claxton

Brooke Claxton (August 23, 1898 Canada-June 6, 1960) was a Canadian lawyer.

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Robert James Manion

Robert James Manion (November 19, 1881 Pembroke-July 2, 1943) also known as Dr. Robert James Manion was a Canadian physician and politician.

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Michael Patrick Cashin

Michael Patrick Cashin (September 29, 1864 Canada-August 24, 1926) was a Canadian personality. He had one child, Peter John Cashin.

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Albert James Smith

Albert James Smith (March 12, 1822 New Brunswick-June 30, 1883) was a Canadian personality.

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George Edwin King

George Edwin King (October 8, 1839 Saint John-May 7, 1901 Ottawa) also known as George King was a Canadian judge.

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Gilbert Layton

Gilbert Layton (November 5, 1899 Montreal-May 29, 1961) was a Canadian politician.

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Louis-Philippe Brodeur

Louis-Philippe Brodeur (August 21, 1862 Beloeil-January 1, 1924) was a Canadian lawyer and judge.

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