1959 Deaths

November 22, 2017 (UTC)

Pop and rock musician and singer deaths in 1959

1958 Died in February 1959 1960

Buddy Holly was 22 years 4 months 27 days old when he died on 3 February 1959, 58 years ago
Buddy would be 81 if still alive. He was born on 7 September 1936
Ritchie Valens was 17 years 8 months 21 days old when he died on 3 February 1959, 58 years ago
Ritchie would be 76 if still alive. He was born on 13 May 1941
J P 'Big Bopper' Richardson was 28 years 3 months 10 days old when he died on 3 February 1959, 58 years ago
J P would be 87 if still alive. He was born on 24 October 1930

1958 Died in July 1959 1960

Billie Holiday was 44 years 3 months 10 days old when she died on 17 July 1959, 58 years ago
Billie would be 102 if still alive. She was born on 7 April 1915