Articles about Death & Dying

Life Expectancy and Cause of Death in Popular Musicians: Is the Popular Musician Lifestyle the Road to Ruin?
Medical Problems of Performing Artists (2016) Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 37-44

Does a combination of lifestyle pressures and personality, as reflected in genre, lead to the early death of popular musicians? We explored overall mortality, cause of death, and changes in patterns of death over time and by music genre membership ...

The Symphonies of Death: Music at the End-of-Life
Canadian Music Educator (2016) Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 54-55

In this issue of the Canadian Music Educator, I have chosen to write about a topic that is often not discussed and can even at times still he seen as taboo: Death. The focus of this paper is on the ...