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Amy Winehouse, the Grammy-winning British retro-soul singer whose remarkable musical achievements were often overshadowed by her tumultuous personal life, was found dead at her home in the Camden section of London on July 23rd. Though police were calling the cause of death "unexplained" while they awaited a medical examiner's report, many have speculated that Winehouse finally succumbed to addiction following years of well-documented drug and alcohol problems. The singer was 27 years old.

Gone To Soon: July 15, 1956 â?? May 18, 1980: Ian Curtis of Joy Division

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Ian Curtis of Joy Division

1956 – 1980

Gone too Soon: December 4, 1944 â?? December 28, 1983: Dennis Wilson

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Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys

1944 – 1983

GONE TOO SOON: Lisa Left Eye Lopez of TLC: 1971â??2002

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Lisa Left-Eye Lopes of TLC

1971 – 2002

Gone Too Soon: Michael Hutchence of INXS: January 22, 1960 â?? November 22, 1997

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Michael Hutchence of INXS

 1960 – 1997

Gone too Soon: November 15, 1968 â?? November 13, 2004: Ol' Dirty Bastard

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Ol’ Dirty Bastard of the Wu-Tang Clan

1968 – 2004

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