Archiv der Kategorie 'obituaries'

Gil Scott-Heron April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011

Sunday, den 29. May 2011

  Gil Scott-Heron died on the afternoon of May 27, 2011, at St. Luke’s Hospital, New York City, after becoming sick upon returning from a European trip. Despite Gil’s genius – as a writer, poet and musician – his life was one of struggle; against his past, against prejudice, and for the people on the street […]

Poly Styrene RIP

Tuesday, den 26. April 2011

We hope that the blog will be more than a series of obituaries, but within an hour of posting our first entry on the new fantompowa music blog we have heard the sad news that Poly Styrene, the lead singer of X Ray Spex, died yesterday of breast cancer. Originally from Brixton, then Bromley [the […]