2016: a black year for celebrities

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2016 was a black year for celebrities, a year of decimation …

Here is an (too) long list of deaths that marked the year 2016:

  • Gisela Mota Ocampo: Mexican politician died at the age of 33
  • Michel Delpech: Author, composer and performer who died at the age of 69
  • Michel Galabru: Actor who died at the age of 93 years
  • Yves Vincent: Actor who died at the age of 94 years
  • Roland Peugeot: Automobile industry deceased at the age of 89
  • Richard Libertini: American actor died at the age of 82
  • David Bowie: British singer and actor died at the age of 69
  • René Angelil: Artistic agent of Quebec and husband of Céline Dion who died at the age of 73
  • Robert Darène: Director deceased at the age of 102 years
  • Blowfly: American Rapper died at the age of 76
  • Michel Tournier: Writer who died at the age of 91
  • Glenn Frey: Member of the band Eagles (guitarist) who died at the age of 67
  • Maurice White: Singer of the group Earth, Wind and Fire died at the age of 74
  • Tony Burton: American actor died at the age of 78
  • George Kennedy: American actor died at the age of 91
  • Franck Kelly: Irish actor died at the age of 77
  • Pat Conroy: American novelist who died at the age of 70
  • Phife Dawg: American rap singer died at the age of 45
  • Papa Wemba: Congolese singer died at the age of 66
  • Billy Paul; American singer died at the age of 81
  • Smail Mekki: Actor in the series “Host family”, died at the age of 66
  • Robert Vaughn: American actor died at the age of 83
  • Big Syke: American Rapper died at the age of 48
  • George Michael: British author, composer and performer deceased at the age of 53
  • Jean-Pierre Coffe: A great gentleman who did a lot, died at the age of 78
  • Prince: American singer died at the age of 57