Which Genre of Musicians Die the Youngest?

The Conversation.com has done some interesting anaylsis regarding how genre has an impact on the life expectancy of musicians.

[M]usicians who are dying youngest belong to newer genres (electronic, punk, metal,rap,hip-hop) that have not existed as long as genres such as jazz, country, gospel and blues. Consequently, they have not had the same opportunity to live a full lifespan.

However, this is not the whole answer.  (Continue reading)

Cause of death by genre

 

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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