Famous musicians died before they were 40

Here are 40 famous musicians from the world died before 40:

Henry Foster

Henry Foster (April 5, 1796-February 5, 1831) was a British scientist.

He died as a result of drowning.

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Paul Dana

Paul Dana (April 15, 1975 St. Louis-March 26, 2006 Miami) was an American race car driver.

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Volodymyr Ivasyuk

Volodymyr Ivasyuk (March 4, 1949 Kitsman-May 18, 1979 Lviv) also known as Володи́мир Миха́йлович Івасю́к, Volodymyr Mykhailovych Ivasyuk, Volodymyr Ivasjuk or Volodymyr Ivasiuk was an Ukrainian poet and composer.

He died caused by assassination.

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Li Dazhao

Li Dazhao (October 29, 1888 Laoting County-April 28, 1927) was a Chinese politician and librarian.

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David Kenyon Webster

David Kenyon Webster (June 2, 1922 New York City-September 9, 1961 Santa Monica) was an American journalist.

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Paul Fleming

Paul Fleming (October 5, 1609 Hartenstein-April 1, 1640 Hamburg) also known as Fleming, Paul was a German physician and poet.

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Terry Schoonover

Terry Schoonover (December 26, 1951 Lima-November 11, 1984) was an American race car driver.

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Dave Schultz

Dave Schultz (June 6, 1959 Palo Alto-January 26, 1996) also known as David Leslie Schultz was an American personality.

He died as a result of murder.

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Alfred Jarry

Alfred Jarry (September 8, 1873 Laval-November 1, 1907 Paris) also known as Dr. Alfred Jarry was a French writer, physician and playwright.

He died caused by tuberculosis.

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Lola Montez

Lola Montez (February 17, 1821 Grange, County Sligo-January 17, 1861 New York City) a.k.a. Eliza Rosanna Gilbert was a British courtesan, actor and stage dancer.

She died caused by pneumonia.

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Abraham H. Cannon

Abraham H. Cannon (March 12, 1859 United States of America-July 19, 1896 Salt Lake City) a.k.a. Abraham Cannon was an American writer.

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Hans Bernd von Haeften

Hans Bernd von Haeften (December 18, 1905 Charlottenburg-August 15, 1944 Berlin) was a German diplomat.

He died as a result of hanging.

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Richard Jefferies

Richard Jefferies (November 6, 1848 Swindon-August 14, 1887 Worthing) also known as John Richard Jefferies was an English personality.

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Lucilio Vanini

Lucilio Vanini (April 5, 1585 Taurisano-February 9, 1619 Toulouse) was an Italian astrologer.

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Brent Mydland

Brent Mydland (October 21, 1952 Munich-July 26, 1990 Lafayette) also known as Mydland, Brent or Clifton Hanger was an American musician, songwriter, organist and keyboard player.

His related genres: Jam band, Rock music, Psychedelic rock, Blues, Musical improvisation, Gospel music and Country rock.

He died in drug overdose.

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Janani Luwum

Janani Luwum (April 5, 2015 Kitgum District-February 17, 1977 Kampala) was an Ugandan personality.

He died in firearm.

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Roberto Clemente

Roberto Clemente (August 18, 1934 San Antón-December 31, 1972 San Juan) a.k.a. Arriba or Roberto Clemente Walker was a Puerto Rican baseball player. He had three children, Roberto Enrique Walker, Roberto Walker, Jr. and Luis Roberto Walker.

He died as a result of aviation accident or incident.

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Robert I, Count of Artois

Robert I, Count of Artois (September 25, 1216 Paris-February 8, 1250) was a French personality. He had two children, Robert II, Count of Artois and Blanche of Artois.

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Johnny McDowell

Johnny McDowell (January 29, 1915 Illinois-June 8, 1952 Milwaukee) was an American race car driver.

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Amedeo Modigliani

Amedeo Modigliani (July 12, 1884 Livorno-January 24, 1920 Paris) was an Italian painter, artist and visual artist. His child is Jeanne Modigliani.

He died as a result of drug overdose.

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Michael LeMoyne Kennedy

Michael LeMoyne Kennedy (February 27, 1958 Washington, D.C.-December 31, 1997 Aspen) also known as Michael Kennedy or Michael was an American lawyer. His children are Michael LeMoyne Kennedy, Jr., Kyle Francis Kennedy and Rory Gifford Kennedy.

He died as a result of skiing.

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Ferdinand von Schill

Ferdinand von Schill (January 6, 1776 Bannewitz-May 31, 1809 Stralsund) was a German personality.

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J. Johnston Pettigrew

J. Johnston Pettigrew (July 4, 1828 Tyrrell County-July 17, 1863 Bunker Hill) was an American personality.

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Stevens T. Mason

Stevens T. Mason (October 27, 1811 Leesburg-January 4, 1843 New York City) a.k.a. Stevens Mason was an American personality.

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Bongi Makeba

Bongi Makeba (December 20, 1950 South Africa-April 5, 1985) was a South African singer.

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Carl McCunn

Carl McCunn (April 5, 2015 West Germany-December 1, 1981 Brooks Range) was an American photographer.

He died in suicide.

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Clarke Abel

Clarke Abel (April 5, 1789-November 24, 1826 Kanpur) was a British surgeon.

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Owen Finlay Maclaren

Owen Finlay Maclaren (April 5, 2015 Saffron Walden-April 13, 1978) was an English engineer.

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Tom Molineaux

Tom Molineaux (April 5, 1784 Virginia-August 1, 1818 Dublin) was an American professional boxer.

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Catherine of Siena

Catherine of Siena (March 17, 1347 Siena-April 29, 1380 Rome) otherwise known as St. Catherine of Siena or Catherine Benincasa was an Italian writer, physician and philosopher.

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Bobby Marcano

Bobby Marcano (June 7, 1951 El Clavo-November 13, 1990) was a Venezuelan personality.

He died in cancer.

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Thomas Anthony Dooley III

Thomas Anthony Dooley III (January 17, 1927 St. Louis-January 18, 1961) also known as Dr. Thomas Anthony Dooley was an American physician and sailor.

He died as a result of skin cancer.

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Henry Segrave

Henry Segrave (September 22, 1896 Baltimore-June 13, 1930 Windermere) was a British race car driver.

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Charles Leclerc

Charles Leclerc (March 17, 1772 Pontoise-December 2, 1802 Tortuga) was a French personality. He had one child, Dermide Leclerc.

He died in infectious disease.

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Charles Rolls

Charles Rolls (August 27, 1877 Berkeley Square-July 12, 1910 Bournemouth) was a British personality.

He died as a result of aviation accident or incident.

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Samuel Garland, Jr.

Samuel Garland, Jr. (December 16, 1830 Lynchburg-September 14, 1862 Maryland) was an American personality.

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John Thompson

John Thompson (March 17, 1938-April 26, 1976) was a Canadian personality.

He died caused by drug overdose.

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José de Espronceda

José de Espronceda (March 25, 1808 Almendralejo-May 23, 1842 Madrid) also known as Jose de Espronceda was a Spanish writer and poet.

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Charles I of Austria

Charles I of Austria (August 17, 1887 Persenbeug-Gottsdorf-April 1, 1922 Madeira) otherwise known as Charles Francis Joseph Louis Hubert George Otto Mary of Habsburg-Lorraine, Károly Ferenc József, IV. Károly, Karl I of Austria, Karl Franz Joseph Ludwig Hubert Georg Otto Marie von Habsburg-Lothringen, Charles IV of Hungary or Karl Franz Joseph Ludwig Hubert Georg Otto Marie was a Hungarian politician. He had eight children, Archduke Felix of Austria, Otto von Habsburg, Archduke Carl Ludwig of Austria, Archduchess Charlotte of Austria, Archduchess Adelheid of Austria, Archduke Rudolf of Austria, Robert, Archduke of Austria-Este and Archduchess Elisabeth of Austria.

He died caused by pneumonia.

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Florbela Espanca

Florbela Espanca (December 8, 1894 Vila Viçosa-December 8, 1930 Matosinhos) was a Portuguese poet.

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