Irish music stars died at age 48

Here are 2 famous musicians from Republic of Ireland died at 48:

James Arthur O'Connor

James Arthur O'Connor (April 5, 1792 Dublin-January 7, 1841 Brompton, London) was an Irish personality.

He was a prolific painter of both watercolors and oils, specializing in landscapes and seascapes. O'Connor traveled extensively throughout England, Scotland, and Wales, capturing the natural beauty of each region in his artwork. He was a member of the Society of Painters in Watercolours in London and exhibited his works at the Royal Academy. In addition to his painting, O'Connor also wrote poetry and was a founding member of the Royal Dublin Society. Despite his success as an artist, O'Connor struggled with depression throughout his life and died by suicide at the age of 48.

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Giles Cooper

Giles Cooper (August 9, 1918 Dublin-December 2, 1966 Surbiton) was an Irish writer, screenwriter, actor and playwright.

Cooper moved to England when he was young and began his career as an actor in the 1940s. He appeared in numerous radio and stage productions, as well as a few films. However, his greatest success came as a writer, particularly for radio dramas. Cooper wrote over 50 radio plays for the BBC, many of which were adapted for the stage, television, and film. He won several awards for his writing, including the prestigious Prix Italia.

In addition to his work as a writer and actor, Cooper was also a talented painter and exhibited his art in several galleries. He was known for his dry wit and love of wordplay, which was evident in his writing. Sadly, Cooper's life was cut short when he died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 48. Nevertheless, his legacy as a talented writer and actor lives on, and his radio plays continue to be broadcast and performed around the world.

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