Artists who died in 1986

Artist Active Genre & Styles
A-Train 1970s - 1980s Pop/Rock, Blues-Rock, American Trad Rock, Jam Bands
Abel Meeropol Vocal, Vocal Music
Abutre 1980s Pop/Rock
Afraid of Mice 1970s - 1980s Pop/Rock
Al Stricklin 1990s Country
Alan Jay Lerner 1940s - 1970s Stage & Screen, Vocal, Pop/Rock, Classical, Cast Recordings, Show Tunes, Show/Musical, Traditional Pop, Vocal Music
Alaska 1980s Pop/Rock, Heavy Metal
Albert B. Grossman 1960s - 1970s Folk
Alexandre Tansman 1920s - 1970s Classical, Avant-Garde, Chamber Music, Modern Composition, Keyboard
Andras Korodi 1950s - 1980s Classical, Stage & Screen, Orchestral, Opera, Concerto
Anna Neagle 1930s - 1970s Stage & Screen
Antonio Lauro Classical, International, Chamber Music, Choral, Concerto, Orchestral
Ara Bartevian Classical, Vocal Music
Armin Schibler Classical, Choral
Art Satherley 1930s - 1950s Country, Cowboy, Traditional Country
Artery 1970s - 1980s Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Post-Punk
Arthur Grumiaux 1950s - 1980s Classical, Stage & Screen, Chamber Music, Concerto
Beefeater 1980s Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, Post-Hardcore
Bendengó 1970s - 1980s International
Benito Canonigos
Benny Goodman 1920s - 1980s Jazz, Big Band, Dance Bands, Sweet Bands, Swing
Benny Payne 1920s - 1950s Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Big Band, Swing
Beto Villa 1940s - 1950s Latin, Mexican Traditions, Tex-Mex, Norteno, Tejano
bIG fLAME 1980s Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, C-86
Billy Mackel Jazz
Billy Taylor, Sr. 1920s - 1970s Jazz, Swing
Billy the Kid 1980s Pop/Rock
Black Market Baby 1990s Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
Bob Howard 1930s - 1940s Jazz, Vocal, Swing, Vocal Jazz, American Popular Song, Stride, Tin Pan Alley Pop
Bob Howard & His Orchestra 1930s - 1940s Jazz
Bob Nelson 1930s - 1970s International
Bobby Nunn 1970s - 1980s R&B, Funk
Bobby Nunn 1950s - 1980s R&B, Doo Wop
Brian Israel Classical, Vocal Music
Brilliant 1980s Pop/Rock, Pop, Dance-Pop, Post-Punk
Brylho 1970s - 1980s International
Buddy Williams 1930s - 1980s Country, Jazz, Traditional Country
Bunnydrums 1980s Pop/Rock
Calvin Carter 1960s R&B, Soul, Early R&B
Camil Geis
Carl Anton Wirth Classical, Chamber Music, Concerto
Carl Cotner Country
Carmol Taylor 1950s - 1980s Country, Honky Tonk, Traditional Country
Cary Grant 1920s - 1960s Stage & Screen
Celius Dougherty 1930s - 1970s Classical, Vocal Music, Keyboard
Cesare Giuseppe Celsi Classical, Keyboard, Chamber Music
Charles "Hungry" Williams 1950s - 1960s R&B
Charles Albertine 1950s - 1970s Easy Listening, Classical, Film Score, Space Age Pop, Exotica
Charles Starrett
Chas Burchell 1940s - 1980s Jazz, Hard Bop, Bop, Cool