Famous music stars died as a result of Electrocution

Here are 2 famous musicians from the world died in Electrocution:

Keith Relf

Keith Relf (March 22, 1943 Richmond, London-May 14, 1976 London) otherwise known as Relf, Keith, Keith William Relf, Renaissance or The Yardbirds was an English singer, guitarist, record producer, songwriter and musician. He had two children, Danny Relf and Jason Relf.

Discography: Mr. Zero / Knowing. Genres he performed: Blues, Heavy metal, Progressive rock, Folk rock, Blues rock, Hard rock and Psychedelic rock.

Keith Relf was best known as the lead vocalist and harmonica player for the influential 1960s band, The Yardbirds. He co-founded the band in 1963 with fellow musician Paul Samwell-Smith and played a major role in shaping the British rock scene during the 1960s. Relf's distinctive vocals and skillful harmonica-playing were a major factor in the band's success.

Relf was known for his innovative approach to music, and he was an early adopter of experimental sounds and music production techniques. He was also a talented songwriter and wrote many of the band's hit songs, including "Shapes of Things," "Over, Under, Sideways, Down" and "Happenings Ten Years Time Ago."

After The Yardbirds disbanded in 1968, Relf formed the band Renaissance with his sister, Jane Relf. The band played a unique blend of folk and rock music and attained a cult following in the UK. Relf also worked as a producer and collaborated with other musicians on various projects.

Sadly, Keith Relf died at the age of 33 due to electrocution in his London home. However, his influence on rock music is undeniable and continues to inspire generations of musicians.

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Claude François

Claude François (February 1, 1939 Ismaïlia-March 11, 1978 Paris) also known as Claude Francois, Claude Francoise, François, Claude or Cloclo was a French singer, musician and songwriter.

His albums: 10 ans de chansons 1962-1972, 10 ans déjà, Ballades et mots d'amour, Belles Belles Belles, Claude François, Club, D'Alexandrie à Alexandra, L'Histoire de sa vie, ses plus belles chansons, Le téléphone pleure and Magnolias for ever. Genres related to him: Pop music.

Claude François achieved significant success in the French music industry during the 1960s and 1970s, known for his catchy pop songs and energetic stage presence. He was well known for his elaborate stage performances, which often featured elaborate choreography and a large team of dancers. Some of his most famous songs include "Comme d'habitude" (later made famous as "My Way" by Frank Sinatra), "Le lundi au soleil," and "Alexandrie Alexandra."

François was also a talented songwriter, penning songs for several other popular French singers. He owned a recording studio and record label, and helped to mentor and launch the careers of other artists.

Tragically, François passed away in 1978 at the young age of 39, when he was electrocuted in his home while changing a light bulb in the bathtub. Despite his untimely death, he has remained a beloved figure in French culture and his music continues to be popular to this day.

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