2016 was a tough year. The world had to mourn for the lives lost in 2016 that truly touched people’s hearts. It was a great loss for the world. Here’s a look back to the celebrities and famous figures we’ve lost in 2016.
The French composer and conductor Pierre Boulez is a significant figure of the post-war classical music era. Boulez died on January 5 2016 and was buried on the 13th with a private funeral service.
The English singer-songwriter and actor has been a popular figure in the music industry for over five decades. Two days after the release of his 25th studio album, Bowie died after 18 months of battling with cancer.
A musical producer, talent producer and husband to Celine Dion, René had battled throat cancer for years. In the morning of January 14th, the nurse found Angélil dead in their home. His wife Celine had accepted his death telling him to ‘go in peace’.