Cambodian music stars died before turning 40

Here are 4 famous musicians from Cambodia died before 40:

Vichara Dany

Vichara Dany (April 5, 2015 Cambodia-April 5, 1976 Pursat Province) otherwise known as Thith Vichara Dany was a Cambodian actor.

Vichara Dany was a prominent actress in the Cambodian film industry during the 1960s and 1970s. She began her career as a dancer before transitioning to acting and quickly gained popularity for her stunning performances. She starred in numerous films, and her role in "Twelve Sisters" is considered one of her most memorable performances. Tragically, her life was cut short due to complications during childbirth on her 39th birthday. Despite her sudden death, Vichara Dany's legacy as an actress continues to inspire generations of Cambodian artists. Her contributions to the entertainment industry have earned her a place in the hearts of many Cambodians, and her work remains an important part of the country's cultural heritage.

She died in childbirth.

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Ros Sereysothea

Ros Sereysothea (April 5, 2015 Battambang Province-April 5, 1977) a.k.a. Sereysothea, Ros, Ros Serey Sothea or Sothea, Ros Serey was a Cambodian singer and songwriter.

Her related genres: Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic rock, Garage rock, Film score, Blues and Romvong.

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Pisith Pilika

Pisith Pilika (February 4, 1965 Phnom Penh-July 6, 1999 Battambang) a.k.a. Oak Eap Pili, Piseth Pilika, Pisitt Pilika, Pisith Pulika, Piseth Peaklica or Sao Pili was a Cambodian actor and ballet dancer. Her child is Kai Seth Lesak.

Pisith Pilika was one of the most prominent actresses in Cambodia during the 1990s. She became famous for her roles in various films such as "Apsara" and "Sreng-enge". Besides her acting, Pilika was also a talented ballet dancer and frequently performed at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh.

Unfortunately, Pilika's life was cut short when she was shot and killed in Battambang at the age of 34. Her death was a huge loss to the Cambodian entertainment industry, and she is still remembered as one of the most talented actresses of her generation.

She died as a result of gunshot.

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Saloth Chhay

Saloth Chhay (April 5, 2015 Cambodia-April 17, 1975) was a Cambodian personality.

Saloth Chhay, better known by his revolutionary nickname Pol Pot, was a Cambodian communist revolutionary who served as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Kampuchea (CPK) from 1963 until his death in 1998. As the de facto leader of Cambodia from 1975 to 1979, he oversaw a radical and violent social transformation that resulted in the deaths of an estimated 1.5 to 2 million people, mostly from execution, forced labour, and starvation. This period, known as the Cambodian genocide, has been widely regarded as one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century. After the overthrow of the Khmer Rouge regime by Vietnamese forces in 1979, Pol Pot fled to the Thai border region and continued to lead a resistance movement until his death in 1998.

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