Irish music stars died in Renal failure

Here are 1 famous musicians from Republic of Ireland died in Renal failure:

Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan (April 16, 1918 Ahmednagar-February 27, 2002 Rye) also known as Terence Alan Milligan, Terence Alan Patrick Sean Milligan, Spike Milligans, Spike Milligan CBE, Spike Milligan KBE, Terence Alan Patrick Seán Milligan or Terence Alan Patrick Seán Milligan KBE was an Irish actor, screenwriter, comedian, writer, musician, poet, playwright and soldier. He had six children, James Milligan, Jane Milligan, Laura Milligan, Seán Milligan, Silé Harrower and Romany Milligan.

Discography: The Spike Milligan Collection, Spike, Bad Jelly the Witch (A Musical Tale) And Other Goodies and EMI Comedy: Spike Milligan.

Spike Milligan was born in Ahmednagar, India to an Irish mother and English father. He spent his childhood moving between India and England before eventually settling in London. In 1939, he was conscripted into the British Army and served in World War II, where he fought in North Africa and Italy. It was during his time in the army that he began writing and performing comedy sketches.

After the war, Milligan started performing with a group of comedians, including Peter Sellers and Harry Secombe, and they eventually formed the radio show The Goon Show, which ran from 1951-1960. The show was incredibly influential and is credited with revolutionizing comedy in Britain.

Outside of his work on The Goon Show, Milligan was a prolific writer, publishing numerous books of poetry, memoirs and fiction. He also continued to work in television and film, both as an actor and a writer.

Throughout his career, Milligan struggled with mental health issues and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. He was a vocal advocate for mental health awareness and even wrote a book about his struggles called "Depression and How to Survive It."

Milligan was awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1992 and a KBE (Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 2000. He passed away in 2002 at the age of 83.

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