ホイットニー、MCA、ロビン・ギブ...2012年に亡くなったスター

音楽界の歌姫から映画界の名優、さらに各方面で多大な功績を残した人々と、今年も多くの著名人がこの世を去った。


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20日 エタ・ジェイムス(73歳) 6度のグラミー賞に輝き、ロックの殿堂入りも果たした伝説のシンガー。

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1日 ドン・コーネリアス(75歳) 米音楽番組『ソウルトレイン』の元司会者。

11日 ホイットニー・ヒューストン(48歳) グラミー賞直前に急死したホイットニー。ドラマ『glee』では追悼特集も放映された。4月>
19日 リヴォン・ヘルム(71歳) ザ・バンドのドラマーで、最期まで精力的に活動した。

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4日 アダム・ヤウク(47歳) ビースティ・ボーイズのリーダー的存在で、ロックの殿堂入りを果たした矢先だった。

13日 ドナルド・ダック・ダン(70歳) ライブで来日中に都内で死去。

17日 ドナ・サマー(63歳) 「ホット・スタッフ」などで知られるディスコクイーン。

20日 ロビン・ギブ(62歳) ビージーズの結成メンバー。4月にこん睡状態から回復した矢先だった。

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6日 レイ・ブラッドベリ(91歳) 米作家。代表作は『華氏451度』。

26日 ノーラ・エフロン(71歳) 映画『ユー・ガット・メール』や『恋人たちの予感』といった作品を手がけたほか、<Huffington Post>における多大な貢献者でもあった。

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8日 アーネスト・ボーグナイン TV映画『マーティ』でアカデミー主演男優賞を受賞した名優。95歳での大往生だった。

13日 セイジ・スタローン シルヴェスター・スタローンの息子で俳優だったセイジさん。36歳の若さだった。

16日 ジョン・ロード(71歳) 元ディープ・パープルのジョン、晩年は癌との闘いだった。

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13日 ヘレン・ガーリー・ブラウン(90歳) かつて日本でも発行されていた女性誌『COSMOPOLITAN』の編集長を長年務めたほか、リベラルな考え方・行動でアメリカ女性に多大な影響を与えた。

19日 トニー・スコット(68歳) 『トップガン』や『トゥルー・ロマンス』の監督で、『プロメテウス』のリドリー・スコット監督の弟。多くのセレブが突然の死を悼んだ。

23日 ジェリー・ネルソン(78歳) 『セサミストリート』のカウント伯爵の声を担当し、独特のアクセントで知られた。

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3日 マイケル・クラーク・ダンカン(54歳) 名作『グリーンマイル』の優しい巨人役が印象的だった。

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11日 ラヴィ・シャンカール(92歳) インドのシタール奏者。ノラ・ジョーンズの父親でもある。

■関連リンク
映画界でも活躍していたアダム・ヤウク(ビースティ・ボーイズ)
ジョン・レノン、ドナ・サマー、ボブ・マーリー...労働ソングの傑作選
マーシャル・アンプの創設者、ジム・マーシャルが死去

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アダム・ヤウク ファッションスタイル
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PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 23:  Musician/director Adam Yauch from the band Beastie Boys of the film "Awesome: I F*ckin' Shot That!"  poses for a portrait at the Getty Images Portrait Studio during the 2006 Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2006 in Park City, Utah.

SANTA MONICA, CA - FILE:  Musician Adam Yauch arrives at the 24th Annual Film Independent's Spirit Awards held at Santa Monica Beach on February 21, 2009 in Santa Monica, California.  Rapper Adam Yauch, AKA MCA, of the Beastie Boys has died May 4, 2012 after battling cancer.  He was 47.

FILE: MCA of the Beastie Boys during The Beastie Boys in Concert - December 7, 2004 at Wembley Arena in London, Great Britain. Rapper Adam Yauch, AKA MCA, of the Beastie Boys has died May 4, 2012 after battling cancer.  He was 47.

Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys performs during "New Yorkers Against Violence" at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.  All profits raised from the show will go to help people affected by the World Trade Center tragedy.  10/29/01

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 08:  Musician Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys attends the premiere of "The Messenger" at Clearview Chelsea Cinemas on November 8, 2009 in New York City.

LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 9:  Adam Yauch "MCA" of the Beastie Boys performs during MTV2's 2$Bill concert series at the Huntridge Theater, June 9, 2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

IRVINE, CA - JUNE 12:  Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys performs at the Kroq Weenie Roast 2004 concert held at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on June 12, 2004 in Irvine, California.

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 03:  MCA of the Beastie Boys performs during the VH1 Hip Hop Honors October 3, 2004 in New York City.

NEW YORK - JUNE 5: Musicians Adam Horovitz, Mike Diamond and Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys arrive at the 11th Annual Webby Awards at Chipriani Wall Street June 5, 2007 in New York City.

NEW YORK - JUNE 15: Rapper Adam Yauch "MCA" of the Beastie Boys appears on a live taping of MTV's "Live to the 5 Boroughs" in support of their new CD "To The 5 Boroughs" at the MTV Times Square Studio in New York City.

NEW YORK - APRIL 28:  Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys attends the premiere of "Gunnin For That #1 Spot" during the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival on April 28, 2008 in New York City.

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 24:  Adam Yauch attends the premiere of "The Social Network" during the 48th New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on September 24, 2010 in New York City.

NEW YORK - MAY 27:  Beastie Boys (Adam Horovitz, Michael Diamond And Adam Yauch) pose for a portrait on May 27, 1994 in New York City, New York.

MIAMI - AUGUST 29:  The Beastie Boys arrive at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards at the American Airlines Arena August 29, 2004 in Miami, Florida.

NEW YORK - APRIL 14:  Michael 'Mike D' Diamond, Adam 'Ad-Rock' Horovitz and Adam 'MCA' Yauch of The Beastie Boys attends the after party for HBO films presents "Grey Gardens" New York premiere at the Pierre Hotel on April 14, 2009 in New York City.

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UNITED STATES - MARCH 01:  Photo of Whitney Houston

UNITED STATES - JUNE 01:  Photo of Whitney Houston.

SWITZERLAND - MAY 01 : Whitney Houston performs on stage at the Montreux Pop Festival held in Montreux, Switzerland in May 1987.

UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 05:  Wembley Arena  Photo of Whitney Houston, Whitney Houston performing on stage

UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1980:  Photo of Whitney Houston

(NO TABLOIDS)    Elton John and Whitney Houston during The 73rd Annual Academy Awards - Elton John Ninth Annual Oscar Party to benefit the Elton John Aids Foundation at the Moomba in LOS ANGELES, CA.

NEW YORK - CIRCA 1986:  Pop singer Whitney Houston and her mom singer Cissy Houston attend an event for the United Negro College Fund in circa 1986.

048768 72: Singer Whitney Houston holds her award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 30th Annual Grammy Awards March 2, 1987 in New York City. The awards are presented annually by the Recording Academy's voting membership to honor excellence in the recording arts and sciences.

American singer Whitney Houston performing at the NYNEX arena in Manchester, 9th July 1998.

UNITED STATES - JUNE 01:  Photo of Whitney Houston.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 24:  Whitney Houston performs on stage at Acer Arena on February 24, 2010 in Sydney, Australia.

American singer Whitney Houston (1963 - 2012) with Michael Jackson (1958 - 2009) at the United Negro College Fund's anniversary dinner in New York, 10th March 1988.

American singer Whitney Houston (1963 - 2012), circa 1987.

Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston in Kevin Costner's arms on the poster for the French release of Mick Jackson's 1992 film, 'The Bodyguard'.

Director Penny Marshall (L) and singer Whitney Houston attend the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.

LOS ANGELES - 1996:  Whitney Houston performs at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California on February 28, 1996.

Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown

UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01:  Photo of Whitney Houston

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Jennifer Hudson and Whitney Houston backstage at the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards at the Staples Center on February 8, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12:  Producer Clive Davis (L) and singer Whitney Houston speak onstage at the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12:  Singer Whitney Houston performs onstage at the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.

Whitney Houston and daughter Bobbi Kristina arrive at the Clive Davis And The Recording Academy's 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala at The Beverly Hilton hotel on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 09:  Whitney Houston and her daughter Bobbi Christina Brown arrive at Kelly Price & Friends Unplugged: For The Love Of R&B GRAMMY Party at Tru Hollywood on February 9, 2012 in Hollywood, California.

NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 13:  Atmosphere outside The New Hope Baptist Church  on February 13, 2012 in Newark, NJ. Singer Whitney Houston died on February 11, 2012 at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 13:  Cards and flowers are displayed at a makeshift memorial outside "The New Hope Baptist Church" on February 13, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. Singer Whitney Houston died on February 11, 2012 at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 13:  Whitney Houston's body arrives at Whigham Funeral Home ahead of her funeral in New Jersey on February 13, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey.

NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 13:  A general view of atmosphere before Whitney Houston's body arrives at Whigham Funeral Home ahead of her funeral in New Jersey on February 13, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey.

NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 13:  A general view of fans waiting for Whitney Houston's body to arrive at Whigham Funeral Home on February 13, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey.

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