A Bad Year For Music Lovers

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© Martin Dimitrov

December 28, 2016 11:02 EDT

Looking back at the musicians we lost in 2016.

The year 2016 will not only be remembered for Britain’s Brexit and Donald Trump’s stunning victory, but also the artists who sadly passed away.

As if the loss of David Bowie, Prince and Leonard Cohen wasn’t hard enough to take, George Michael died at the age of 53 on Christmas Day. After publicly coming out in 1998, Michael was a major voice in the fight for gay rights and donated royalties from several songs to AIDS and cancer charities.

Indeed, we will always remember last Christmas. Rest in peace.

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Photo Credit: Martin Dimitrov

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