Famous music stars died as a result of HIV/AIDS

Here are 50 famous musicians from the world died in HIV/AIDS:

Ofra Haza

Ofra Haza (November 19, 1957 Tel Aviv-February 23, 2000 Ramat Gan) a.k.a. עפרה חזה, Ophra Haza, Ofra Ḥaza, עָפְרָה חָזָה, Ofra Chaza, עופרה חזה, Ofra Nasa, Ofra Hazza, Ofra_Haza, Ofra Jaza, Haza, Ofra or Bat-Shiva Haza was an Israeli singer, songwriter and actor.

Her albums: Hai, Warm Home, Desert Wind, Shirei Moledet A-B, 12"ers, My Soul, Temptations, Shirey Moledet 3, Greatest Hits and Yemenite Songs. Genres related to her: Pop music, World music, Middle Eastern music, Ethnic electronica and Synthpop.

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Robbin Crosby

Robbin Crosby (August 4, 1959 La Jolla-June 6, 2002 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Crosby, Robbin, Robb Lantz Crosby or King was an American musician, songwriter and guitarist.

Genres he performed: Hard rock, Glam metal and Heavy metal.

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Derek Jarman

Derek Jarman (January 31, 1942 Northwood, London-February 19, 1994 London) also known as Michael Derek Elworthy Jarman or Jarman, Derek was a British writer, artist, film director, gardener, author, cinematographer, actor, screenwriter, visual artist, musician, set designer, production designer and film editor.

His discography includes: Blue and Blue.

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Rock Hudson

Rock Hudson (November 17, 1925 Winnetka-October 2, 1985 Beverly Hills) also known as Leroy Harold Scherer, Jr., Hudson, Leroy, Mr Beefcake, Roy Harold Scherer, Jr., Rock Pyle, Roy Harold Scherer Jr., Roy Harold Fitzgerald, Fitz, Roy or Roc Hudson was an American actor.

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Anthony Perkins

Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 New York City-September 12, 1992 Hollywood) also known as Tony, Tony Perkins or Perkins was an American actor, musician, singer, minister and film director. He had two children, Elvis Perkins and Oz Perkins.

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Lance Loud

Lance Loud (June 26, 1951 La Jolla-December 22, 2001 Los Angeles) also known as Alanson Russell Loud or Alanson Russell 'Lance' Loud was an American writer and musician.

Genres: New Wave.

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Michael Jeter

Michael Jeter (August 26, 1952 Lawrenceburg-March 30, 2003 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Michael Jeeter, Mike Jeter or Jeter, Michael was an American actor.

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Kenny Everett

Kenny Everett (December 25, 1944 Seaforth-April 4, 1995 London) also known as Maurice James Christopher Cole was a British presenter, actor and screenwriter.

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Jorge Bolet

Jorge Bolet (November 15, 1914 Havana-October 16, 1990 Mountain View) also known as Bolet, Jorge was a Cuban pianist and music pedagogue.

His albums: Piano Concertos, The Piano Works, Volume 2: Schubert Song Transcriptions, Paraphrases, , Bolet Rediscovered: Liszt Recital, Piano Works, Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 10: Jorge Bolet I, , Concert Studies / Consolations / Réminiscences de Don Juan and . Genres he performed include Classical music.

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Fela Kuti

Fela Kuti (October 15, 1938 Abeokuta-February 11, 1997 Nigeria) also known as Fela Ransome-Kuti & the Africa '70 With Ginger Baker, Fela Ransome Kuti, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Fela, Fela and Africa 70, Fela Anikulapo Kuti & Africa '70, Feka & Egypt 80, Fela Anikulapo-kuti, Kuti, Fela or Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti was a Nigerian musician, singer-songwriter, composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist. His children are called Femi Kuti, Yeni Kuti, Sola Kuti, Kunle Anikulapo Kuti, Omosalewa Anikulapo Kuti, Motunrayo Anikulapo Kuti and Seun Kuti.

His albums include Black Man's Cry, Shuffering and Shmiling, Original Suffer Head, Original Suffer Head / I.T.T., Underground System, Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense, The Best Best of Fela Kuti, The Underground Spiritual Game (Mixed by Chief Xcel), 2000 Blacks and Afrodisiac. Genres he performed: Afrobeat and Highlife.

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Julio Cortázar

Julio Cortázar (August 26, 1914 Ixelles-February 12, 1984 Paris) also known as Julio Cortazar, Julio Denis, Jules Florencio Cortázar, Cortazar or Julio Florencio Cortázar was an Argentine writer, translator, novelist, screenwriter, teacher and poet.

His albums include .

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David Wojnarowicz

David Wojnarowicz (September 14, 1954 Red Bank-July 22, 1992 New York City) otherwise known as Wojnarowicz, David or D. Wojnarowicz was an American writer, artist, visual artist, performer, filmmaker, photographer and painter.

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Howard Ashman

Howard Ashman (May 17, 1950 Baltimore-March 14, 1991 New York City) also known as Howard Elliot Ashman or Ashman, Howard was an American musician, lyricist, librettist, playwright, screenwriter, film producer and film score composer.

His albums include Beauty and the Beast: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.

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Alvin Ailey

Alvin Ailey (January 5, 1931 Rogers-December 1, 1989 Manhattan) a.k.a. Alvin Ailey Jr. or Ailey, Alvin was an American dancer and choreographer.

His albums: Revelations.

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Kiki Gyan

Kiki Gyan (June 7, 1957-June 10, 2004) was a Ghanaian , .

Genres: Funk and Disco.

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Tom Fogerty

Tom Fogerty (November 9, 1941 Berkeley-September 6, 1990 Scottsdale) also known as Thomas Richard, Tom, Fogerty, Thomas Richard Fogerty or Thomas Fogerty was an American musician, songwriter, guitarist and singer.

His albums: The Very Best Of, Sidekicks, Zephyr National, Tom Fogerty, Excalibur, Myopia, Precious Gems and Deal It Out. Genres he performed: Rock music, Blues rock, Roots rock, Southern rock, Rock and roll, Swamp pop and Country rock.

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Michael Staniforth

Michael Staniforth (December 15, 1942 Birmingham-July 31, 1987) was a British actor.

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Jacques Demy

Jacques Demy (June 5, 1931 Pontchâteau-October 27, 1990 Paris) a.k.a. Jacques, Jacques Louis R M Demy or Jacquot was a French film director, screenwriter, film score composer, actor and lyricist. He had two children, Mathieu Demy and Rosalie Varda.

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Gibson Kente

Gibson Kente (February 11, 2015 East London-November 7, 2004) was a South African playwright.

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Larry Kert

Larry Kert (December 5, 1930 Los Angeles-June 5, 1991 New York City) also known as Frederick Lawrence, Frederick Lawrence Kert or Kert, Larry was an American singer, actor and dancer.

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Patrick Cowley

Patrick Cowley (October 19, 1950 Buffalo-November 12, 1982 San Francisco) a.k.a. Cowley, Patrick was an American , .

His albums: Mind Warp, 12 by 12: The Patrick Cowley Collection, Megatron Man, Menergy, The Ultimate Collection, Burn Brighter Flame, Catholic, Do You Wanna Funk, School Daze and Automan 12. Genres he performed include Electronic music, Hi-NRG, Experimental music, Dance music and Synthpop.

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Ricky Wilson

Ricky Wilson (March 19, 1953 Athens-October 12, 1985 New York City) otherwise known as Wilson, Ricky, Ricky Helton Wilson or The B-52s was an American musician, singer-songwriter and guitarist.

His related genres: New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock, Post-punk and Pop music.

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Leonard Frey

Leonard Frey (September 4, 1938 Brooklyn-August 24, 1988 New York City) also known as Frey, Leonard was an American actor.

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Scott Ross

Scott Ross (March 1, 1951 Pittsburgh-June 13, 1989) also known as Ross, Scott was an American harpsichordist.

Related albums: Goldberg Variations, Goldberg variations BWV 988, 6 Partitas, L'Art de Scott Ross, Fandango / 9 Sonates, Toccatas, Complete Keyboard Works, , Le Clavier bien tempéré, livre II (feat. harpsichord: Scott Ross) and Italian Concerto / Chromatic fantasia and fugue / Overture in the French Style / 4 Duette.

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Howard Greenfield

Howard Greenfield (March 15, 1936 Brooklyn-March 4, 1986 Los Angeles) was an American songwriter.

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Kurt Raab

Kurt Raab (July 20, 1941 Kašperské Hory-June 28, 1988 Hamburg) otherwise known as Emma Kartoffel or Timmy Herrera was a West German actor, production designer, screenwriter, playwright, film art director, film director, author and set decorator.

His albums: Kriminaltango (feat. Kurt Raab).

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John Sex

John Sex (April 8, 1956 United States of America-October 24, 1990) was an American singer.

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Cyril Collard

Cyril Collard (December 19, 1957 Paris-March 5, 1993 Paris) also known as Collard, Cyril was a French writer, novelist and actor.

His albums include Les nuits fauves.

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Stephen Oliver

Stephen Oliver (March 10, 1950 Chester-April 29, 1992 London) also known as Stephen Michael Harding Oliver was a British opera composer and film score composer.

Genres he performed: Opera and 20th-century classical music.

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Jeffrey Mylett

Jeffrey Mylett (June 8, 1949 North Canton-May 7, 1986 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Jeff Mylett or Jeffrey Martin Mylett was an American actor and songwriter.

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Calvin Hampton

Calvin Hampton (December 31, 1938 Kittanning-August 5, 1984 Port Charlotte) was an American , .

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Paul Giovanni

Paul Giovanni (February 11, 2015-June 17, 1990 New York) was an American singer, musician, actor, playwright, theatre director and film score composer.

His albums include The Wicker Man.

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Lonnie Pitchford

Lonnie Pitchford (October 8, 1955-November 8, 1998 Lexington) a.k.a. Pitchford, Lonnie was an American singer and musician.

Related albums: All Around Man.

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Nicholas Schaffner

Nicholas Schaffner (January 28, 1953 Manhattan-August 28, 1991 New York City) was an American , .

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Kenny Greene

Kenny Greene (January 17, 1969-October 1, 2001 New York City) was an American singer, record producer and singer-songwriter.

His related genres: Rhythm and blues and Soul music.

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Philly Lutaaya

Philly Lutaaya (October 19, 1951-December 15, 1989) was an Ugandan , .

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Stuart Challender

Stuart Challender (February 19, 1947 Hobart-December 13, 1991 Sydney) was an Australian conductor.

His discography includes: Complete Symphonies 1-6. Genres: Opera and Classical music.

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Alan Murphy

Alan Murphy (November 28, 1953-October 19, 1989) otherwise known as Murphy, Alan or Allan Murphy was an English guitarist.

His related genres: Fusion and Rock music.

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Paul Jacobs

Paul Jacobs (June 22, 1930 New York City-September 25, 1983 New York City) also known as Jacobs, Paul was an American pianist and teacher.

Related albums: The Legendary Busoni Recordings, Paul Jacobs Plays Blues, Ballads & Rags, Preludes for Piano, Books I & II, Piano Music, Sonata for Flute, Oboe, Cello & Harpsichord / Cello Sonata / Double Concerto and Etudes for Piano, Books I & II.

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Billy Lyall

Billy Lyall (March 26, 1953 Edinburgh-December 1, 1989) a.k.a. Bill Lyall, William Lyall or Lyall, Billy was a Scottish singer and keyboard player.

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Bernard Kabanda

Bernard Kabanda (February 11, 2015-February 11, 1999) otherwise known as Kabanda, Bernard was an Ugandan , .

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Wade Nichols

Wade Nichols (October 28, 1955 Freeport-January 28, 1985) also known as Dennis Parker or Parker, Dennis was an American pornographic film actor, actor and audio engineer.

His albums include Like an Eagle.

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Steven Grossman

Steven Grossman (September 1, 1951 Brooklyn-June 23, 1991) was an American singer.

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Willi Ninja

Willi Ninja (April 12, 1961 Middletown-September 2, 2006 Queens) otherwise known as William Roscoe Leake or William R. Leake was an American actor.

His albums include Hot.

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Dan Hartman

Dan Hartman (December 8, 1950 Harrisburg-March 22, 1994 Westport) also known as Hartman Dan, Daniel Earl Hartman or Hartman, Dan was an American record producer, songwriter, singer, guitarist and keyboard player.

His discography includes: I Can Dream About You, Keep the Fire Burnin', Instant Replay, Instant Replay, Vertigo / Relight My Fire, Relight My Fire, It Hurts to Be in Love, Relight My Fire, New Green Clear Blue and Images. His related genres: Disco, Pop music, Hard rock, Dance-pop, Blues rock, New Wave, Blue-eyed soul and Rhythm and blues.

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Sylvester (September 6, 1947 Watts-December 16, 1988 San Francisco) also known as Sylvester James or Sylverster was an American singer, drag queen and musician.

His albums: Step II, 12 x 12 Collection, Sylvester / Step II, The Original Hits, Call Me, Rock the Box, Sell My Soul, M-1015, All I Need and Stars. His related genres: Hi-NRG, Soul music, Disco, Funk, Dance music and Rhythm and blues.

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Renato Russo

Renato Russo (March 27, 1960 Rio de Janeiro-October 11, 1996 Rio de Janeiro) a.k.a. Renato Russo-Presente, Renatto Russo, Russo, Renato, Renato Manfredini, Jr., Junior, Renato Manfredini Júnior or Renato Manfredini Jr. was a Brazilian singer-songwriter, lyricist and musician. He had one child, Giuliano Manfredini.

His albums: The Stonewall Celebration Concert, Equilíbrio Distante, O Último Solo, Série Bis, Série Identidade: Renato Russo, Presente, and . His related genres: Punk rock, Post-punk, Alternative rock and Folk rock.

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Cazuza (April 4, 1958 Rio de Janeiro-July 7, 1990 Rio de Janeiro) otherwise known as Agenor Miranda Araújo Neto or Agenor de Miranda Araújo Neto was a Brazilian singer, songwriter, film score composer and actor.

His most recognized albums: 20 Músicas do Século, Esse cara, Millennium, O Poeta Não Morreu, Sem limite, O Tempo Não Pára - Cazuza Ao Vivo, Exagerado, Ideologia, Preciso Dizer que Te Amo - Toda a Paixão do Poeta and Só se for a 2. His related genres: Rock music, Música popular brasileira, Blues rock, Brazilian rock and Alternative rock.

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Jermaine Stewart

Jermaine Stewart (September 7, 1957 Columbus-March 17, 1997 Homewood) also known as Jeremaine Stewart, Jermane Stewart, Jermaine Stuart, William Jermaine Stewart or Stewart, Jermaine was an American singer, actor, musician, singer-songwriter and dancer.

His albums include Frantic Romantic, Get Lucky, The Word Is Out, Say It Again, What Becomes a Legend Most?, Set Me Free, We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off, Attention: A Tribute to Jermaine Stewart and Say It Again. Genres he performed include New Wave, Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Dance music, Funk, Funk rock and Contemporary R&B.

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Peter Allen

Peter Allen (February 10, 1944 Tenterfield-June 18, 1992 San Diego) a.k.a. Peter Allen Woolnough, Peter Richard Woolnough or Peter Richard Woolnough Allen was an Australian singer, musician, singer-songwriter, songwriter and actor.

His most well known albums: At His Best, The Boy From Oz, The Very Best of Peter Allen, Bi-Coastal, Taught by Experts, The Very Best of Peter Allen: The Boy From Down Under, Tenterfield Saddler, The Ultimate Peter Allen, I Could Have Been a Sailor and Continental American. Genres: Pop music.

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