The music numbers that started in 2022, from here and from abroad

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For the whole year 2022 they are dead great personalities of music, of all styles and all ages. Great legends and emerging artists. Bandleaders and soloists, singers and instrumentalists.

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As always happens, each of these deaths has shocked his followers and revitalized interest in his recordings, confirming that his art lives on through the ages.

In Argentina

One of the first sad news of the year came in the first week when it became known that he had died Flavio Etcheto on January 6, at 56 years old. He worked with Gustavo Cerati and did pioneering work in local electronics. He composed several lyrics for the records Blow Y Always is todayHe has participated as a musician in Soda Stereo shows and in Daniel Melero’s records.

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Shortly after he left Martin Carrizo, drummer and producer for artists such as Carlos “Indio” Solari, ANIMAL, Gustavo Cerati. In 2016, ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) was detected, for which he had to leave the stage to start an intense fight against the disease. After a long battle, she died in the early hours of January 11 at the age of 50.

At the end of that same month, on the 27th, the death of Diego Verdaguer, at 70 and after complications from Covid-19. In more than five decades of history, it has sold more than 20 million copies and received 20 gold records. Among the most remembered songs of him there will always be The Thief, I will return, I will win you over Y Which of the two will it be.

On April 7, the famous classical pianist died Miguel Angelo Stella, ambassador to UNESCO and active defender of human rights. During the military dictatorship he was persecuted and tortured. Subsequently, the French government awarded him the appointment of Knight of the Legion of Honor. I was 81 years old.

Later in the year, on September 8, he died. Marciano Cantero, singer and bassist of the rock group Enanitos Verdes, a point of reference and icon of Spanish rock throughout Latin America. Hospitalized for kidney disease, after a difficult operation he died after three days, at the age of 62.

The list of Argentine musicians is unfortunately long, with names like Oscar Taberniso, Gustavo Zavala, Ica Novo, María José Cantilo, Lautaro “El Noba” Coronel, Pedro Pablo García Caffi, Gustavo Villegas and Ulises Eyherabide.

Of the outside

There were three notable deaths in January. On the one hand, the singer Ronnie Spectorleader of the girl group The Ronettes, which had several hits in the early 60s, such as Be my darling Y Baby I love you. He was 78 years old.

In the same month, the Brazilian singer also died Elza Soares (at 91) and American Michael Lee Aday, better known as Meat Loaf (at 74), who has sold more than 50 million records with his trilogy Bat out of hell.

The cult songwriter Marco Lanegan, leader of the group Screaming Trees and members of Queens of the Stone Age, died on February 22, aged 57.

Just three months had passed since 2022 when the news of the death of the Foo Fighters drummer on Friday 25 March, Taylor Hawkinsat the age of 50, as the band was about to perform at the Picnic Festival in Colombia, shortly after playing Lollapalooza Argentina.

the guitarist Gio Messina, nicknamed “the white brother with soul,” he died on April 4, aged 93. He was one of the “Funk Brothers” who recorded for countless artists on the Motown label in the 1960s, including Diana Ross & the Supremes, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson & the Miracles. He touched on topics such as Dancing in the streetfrom Martha and the Vandellas.

Later, on May 29, the founder and lead singer of the famous ensemble Procul Harum died. Gary BrookerHe was one of the authors of the success A shade whiter than palehere known as with its white pallor. I was 76 years old.

Another cult artist, hugely influential among his peers, was the German Klaus Schulze, from the Tangerine Dream group. He died on April 26, at the age of 74.

Alan White He was famous as the drummer for John Lennon, Yes and George Harrison. He died at the age of 72 on May 26, the same day that Andy FletcherDepeche Mode keyboardist.

Olivia Newton John She was an actress and singer who marked many generations thanks to her performance in the film Fat with John Travolta, and pop songs like Physicist. She passed away on August 8, 2022 at the age of 73, after battling breast cancer for more than 30 years.

A rock and roll legend passed away this year: Jerry Lee Lewisfundamental in the formation of the genre. She was 87 years old. He was famous for his strong stage presence and dynamic piano rhythms, such as in hits like Big balls of fire.

Another game that shocked his Argentinian fans was that of Paul Milanesone of the pillars of the Cuban Nueva Trova, on November 21, at the age of 79 after a complication with inflammation of the gallbladder and a kidney infection.

The list of international musicians is vast, with names such as Lamont Dozier, Pharoah Sanders, Coolio, Gal Costa, Irene Cara, Christine McVie, Angelo Badalamenti, Terry Hall, Aaron Carter, Maxi Jazz, Jo Mersa Marley

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Source: Clarin

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