Ananias, Brazilian football player (Chapecoense)., dies at age 27

Ananias (27)

Brazilian football player (Chapecoense).

Sean Murphy, American baseball player (Sacramento River Cats)., dies at age 27

Sean Murphy (27)

American baseball player (Sacramento River Cats).

Mondli Cele, South African footballer (Maritzburg United)., dies at age 27

Mondli Cele (27)

South African footballer (Maritzburg United).

Stuart Baggs, Manx reality television contestant. (The Apprentice), dies at age 27

Stuart Baggs (27)

Manx reality television contestant. (The Apprentice)

Ryan McHenry, Scottish film director and social media personality, dies at age 27

Ryan McHenry (27)

Scottish film director and social media personality

Juan Joseph, American football player and coach (Edmonton Eskimos), dies at age 27

Juan Joseph (27)

American football player and coach (Edmonton Eskimos)

Amy Winehouse, English singer and songwriter known for her deep vocals and her eclectic mix of genres, including soul, rnb, jazz and reggae., dies at age 27

Amy Winehouse (27)

English singer and songwriter known for her deep vocals and her eclectic mix of genres, including soul, rnb, jazz and reggae.

Richey Edwards, Welsh musician who was lyricist and rhythm guitarist of the alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers, dies at age 27

Richey Edwards (27)

Welsh musician who was lyricist and rhythm guitarist of the alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers

Jeremy Michael Ward, Sound technician and vocal operator for The Mars Volta and for the dub outfit De Facto. He created many of the soundscapes heard on The Mars Volta's album De-Loused in the Comatorium., dies at age 27

Jeremy Michael Ward (27)

Sound technician and vocal operator for The Mars Volta and for the dub outfit De Facto. He created many of the soundscapes heard on The Mars Volta's album De-Loused in the Comatorium.

Kurt Cobain, American musician who was best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the rock band Nirvana. , dies at age 27

Kurt Cobain (27)

American musician who was best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the rock band Nirvana.

Dave Alexander,  American musician, best known as the original bassist for influential protopunk band The Stooges., dies at age 27

Dave Alexander (27)

American musician, best known as the original bassist for influential protopunk band The Stooges.

Ron Pigpen McKernan, Founding member of the Grateful Dead. McKernan sang, and played organ and harmonica., dies at age 27

Ron Pigpen McKernan (27)

Founding member of the Grateful Dead. McKernan sang, and played organ and harmonica.

Jim Morrison, American singer, songwriter and poet best remembered as the lead singer of The Doors., dies at age 27

Jim Morrison (27)

American singer, songwriter and poet best remembered as the lead singer of The Doors.

Janis Joplin, American singer-songwriter who first rose to fame in the late 1960s as the lead singer of the psychedelic acid-rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company, and later as a solo artist with her own backing groups, The Kozmic Blues Band and The Full Tilt Boogie Band., dies at age 27

Janis Joplin (27)

American singer-songwriter who first rose to fame in the late 1960s as the lead singer of the psychedelic acid-rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company, and later as a solo artist with her own backing groups, The Kozmic Blues Band and The Full Tilt Boogie Band.

Jimi Hendrix, American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century., dies at age 27

Jimi Hendrix (27)

American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century.

Brian Jones, Founder and original bandleader of the Rolling Stones. Multi-instrumentalist, with his main instruments being the guitar, harmonica and keyboards. His innovative use of traditional or folk instruments, such as the sitar and marimba, was integral to the changing sound of the band., dies at age 27

Brian Jones (27)

Founder and original bandleader of the Rolling Stones. Multi-instrumentalist, with his main instruments being the guitar, harmonica and keyboards. His innovative use of traditional or folk instruments, such as the sitar and marimba, was integral to the changing sound of the band.

Gary Thain, Best known for his work with British band, Uriah Heep. Was part of the rock trio The New Nadir, and with the drummer Peter Dawkins, he travelled from New Zealand to London, and once jammed with Jimi Hendrix before the trio split in 1969., dies at age 27

Gary Thain (27)

Best known for his work with British band, Uriah Heep. Was part of the rock trio The New Nadir, and with the drummer Peter Dawkins, he travelled from New Zealand to London, and once jammed with Jimi Hendrix before the trio split in 1969.