The year 2016 has been the year of loss. We have lost some of the remarkable celebrities and artists who were the source of inspiration to many.
Many of our beloved celebrities said their last goodbye in 2016 and to remember all of those, we have made a list of all of them who have inspired us and will continue to do so –
- Carrie Fisher
The Star Wars actress died in December 2016 after a sudden heart attack. She fell ill during her flight and passed away when taken to hospital in LA.
- George Michael
The legend musician passed away on the Christmas Day at his home. In his long career of four decades, he sold over 80 million records worldwide and won several accolades in his music career.
- David Bowie
The iconic musician died on January 10 at the age of 69. He was known for his unique music style and breaking the rock and pop boundaries with his creations.
- Alan Rickman
The ‘Harry Potter’ villain Professor Snape and ‘Die Hard’ actor Alan Rickman died at the age of 69 on January 14. He was classic British actor who was known for his remarkable performances.
- Frank Sinatra Jr.
The great musician who carried his father’s legacy and made a remarkable music career died at the age of 72 on March 16.
Prince was just 57 when he died on April 21. The great musician is remembered as the most influential musician of the modern times with hits like ‘When doves cry’ and ‘Let’s go crazy’.
- Muhammad Ali
The silver-tongued boxer died on June 3 at the age of 74. He proclaimed himself as ‘The Greatest’ and was as inspiration to many.
- Debbie Reynolds
Just one day after her daughter Carrie Fisher’s death, Debbie Reynolds also died on December 28. She was a proclaimed actress and singer known for her hit opposite Gene Kelly in ‘Singing in the rain’.
- Peter Vaughan
Best known as Master Aemon of Games of Thrones, Peter Vaughan died at the age of 93 on December 6. He had a long acting career of 75 years and worked with Frank Sinatra, Sir Anthony Hopkins, and Ronnie Barker.
- René Angélil
Rene was not just Celine Dion’s husband but her manager as well who made helped shape her music career to great heights. He died while battling with cancer.