Canadian music stars who deceased at age 42

Here are 4 famous musicians from Canada died at 42:

Thomas D'Arcy McGee

Thomas D'Arcy McGee (April 13, 1825 Carlingford, County Louth-April 7, 1868 Ottawa) was a Canadian politician.

McGee was one of the founding fathers of Canadian Confederation and played a crucial role in the shaping of Canada's political landscape. He began his activism career as a journalist and editor of the influential newspapers, the New Era and the Freeman. He also founded the Irish National League in America and was a key figure in the Irish nationalist movement. In 1857, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada, where he served as a member of parliament for Montreal West, and became a leading advocate of Confederation. After Confederation in 1867, he was appointed Minister of Agriculture and Immigration in the Cabinet of Sir John A. Macdonald. His assassination shocked the nation and remains a tragic event in Canadian history.

He died as a result of assassination.

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Barb Tarbox

Barb Tarbox (April 10, 1961 Edmonton-May 18, 2003 Edmonton) was a Canadian personality.

Barb Tarbox was a anti-smoking activist who began speaking out against the dangers of smoking after she was diagnosed with lung cancer at the age of 41. She was a former model and had been a smoker since the age of 14. After her diagnosis, Tarbox spoke to thousands of young people about the dangers of smoking, sharing her own story as a cautionary tale. She also worked with various anti-smoking organizations to increase awareness about the dangers of smoking and the need for tobacco control measures. She appeared in several anti-smoking campaigns and her story was featured in documentaries and news programs. Tarbox's legacy continues to inspire others to quit smoking and raise awareness about the dangers of tobacco use.

She died in lung cancer.

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Richard Manuel

Richard Manuel (April 3, 1943 Stratford-March 4, 1986 Winter Park) otherwise known as Manuel, Richard or Richard George Manuel was a Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, pianist, composer and multi-instrumentalist.

His albums: Whispering Pines: Live at the Getaway 1985 and Whispering Pines: Live at the Getaway Saugerties, NY.. His related genres: Folk music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Blues, Country, Country rock, Rock and roll and Americana.

He died in suicide.

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Harold Sonny Ladoo

Harold Sonny Ladoo (April 5, 2015 Trinidad and Tobago-April 5, 1973) was a Canadian novelist.

Harold Sonny Ladoo moved to Canada in 1968 and became a prolific writer during his short career. He is best known for his novel, "No Pain Like This Body," which was published in 1972 and is considered a groundbreaking work of Caribbean-Canadian literature. The novel tells the story of a young Trinidadian woman who moves to Toronto and struggles to adapt to life in a new country. Ladoo's writing was praised for its raw honesty and vivid descriptions of the immigrant experience. Tragically, Ladoo died on his 28th birthday in 1973, shortly after the publication of his second novel, "Yesterdays." His untimely death cut short a promising literary career and he is remembered as a pioneer of Caribbean-Canadian literature.

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