Canadian musicians who died due to Hanging

Here are 1 famous musicians from Canada died in Hanging:

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.

Manuel was best known as a member of the rock band, The Band, which he co-founded along with Robbie Robertson, Levon Helm, Rick Danko, and Garth Hudson in 1968. He contributed his soulful voice and intricate piano playing to some of the band's greatest hits, including "The Weight", "Chest Fever", and "I Shall Be Released". Manuel's struggles with substance abuse eventually led to the Band's dissolution in 1976, after which he continued to perform as a solo artist and with other musicians. He tragically committed suicide in 1986 at the age of 42. Despite his shortened career, Manuel's impact on music has been significant, and his songs and collaborations with The Band continue to be celebrated by music fans worldwide.

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