Artists who died in / bands disbanded in 2003

Artist Active Genre & Styles
Johnny Cash 1950s - 2000s Country, Country Gospel, Country-Pop, Cowboy, Gospel, Rockabilly, Traditional Country, Rock & Roll, Country-Folk
Bee Gees 1950s - 2000s Pop/Rock, R&B, Adult Contemporary, AM Pop, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Disco, Soft Rock, Baroque Pop, Psychedelic Pop, Early Pop/Rock
Barry White 1960s - 2000s R&B, Disco, Quiet Storm, Smooth Soul, Soul
Nina Simone 1950s - 2000s Jazz, Vocal, Standards, Vocal Jazz, Torch Songs
Mongo Santamaría 1950s - 1990s Latin, Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Boogaloo, Cuban Jazz, Global Jazz, Latin Jazz, Salsa, Afro-Cuban, Crossover Jazz, Cuban Traditions
Herbie Mann 1950s - 2000s Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Cool, Crossover Jazz, Global Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Jazz-Pop, Soul Jazz, Brazilian Jazz
Celia Cruz 1940s - 2000s Latin, Jazz, Cuban Traditions, Latin Pop, Mambo, Salsa, Tropical, Global Jazz, Latin Jazz, Son
Don Gibson 1940s - 2000s Country, Country-Pop, Nashville Sound/Countrypolitan, Traditional Country
Pantera 1980s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Heavy Metal, Speed/Thrash Metal, Alternative Metal
Johnny Paycheck 1950s - 2000s Country, Outlaw Country, Traditional Country, Honky Tonk
Bob Hope 1920s - 2000s Comedy/Spoken, Vocal, Standup Comedy, Vaudeville, Vocal Pop, Comedy
Robert Palmer 1960s - 2000s Pop/Rock, R&B, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Adult Contemporary, Blue-Eyed Soul, Disco, Soul, Dance-Rock, Soft Rock, Album Rock
Warren Zevon 1960s - 2000s Pop/Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Album Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Hard Rock
Hank Ballard 1950s - 2000s R&B, Doo Wop, Early R&B
Earl King 1950s - 2000s R&B, Blues, New Orleans R&B, Funk, Early R&B, New Orleans Blues, Regional Blues
Elliott Smith 1980s - 2000s Pop/Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, Sadcore, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Indie Pop, Lo-Fi
Fugazi 1980s - 2000s Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, American Underground, Indie Rock, Post-Hardcore
Michael Kamen 1960s - 2000s Stage & Screen, Pop/Rock, Classical, Original Score, Soundtracks, Film Score
Gary Stewart 1960s - 2000s Country, Pop/Rock, Country-Rock, Honky Tonk, Progressive Country, Outlaw Country, Traditional Country
Ruby Braff 1940s - 2000s Jazz, Vocal, Mainstream Jazz, Swing, New Orleans Jazz, Jazz Instrument, New Orleans Jazz Revival, Standards, Trumpet Jazz
The Three Tenors 1990s - 2000s Classical, Stage & Screen, Vocal, Holiday, Cast Recordings, Opera, Show Tunes, Traditional Pop, Holidays, Classical Crossover, Vocal Music
Babatunde Olatunji 1950s - 2000s International, Jazz, African Folk, Nigerian, African Traditions, Global Jazz, West African, Afro-Pop, Worldbeat
Sheb Wooley 1930s - 1990s Country, Comedy/Spoken, Comedy, Country Comedy, Novelty, Cowboy, Traditional Country
Edwin Starr 1950s - 2000s R&B, Motown, Pop-Soul, Soul, Northern Soul, Psychedelic Soul
Teddy Edwards 1940s - 2000s Jazz, Bop, Hard Bop, West Coast Jazz
Laika 1990s - 2000s Pop/Rock, Electronic, Alternative/Indie Rock, Ambient Pop, Dream Pop, Indie Rock, Post-Rock, Trip-Hop, Indie Electronic
Franco Corelli 1950s - 1970s Classical, Opera
Compay Segundo 1930s - 2000s Latin, Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Global Jazz, Latin Jazz, Son, Cuban Traditions
Luciano Berio 1940s - 1990s Classical, Avant-Garde, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Musique Concrète, Avant-Garde Music, Modern Composition, Chamber Music, Experimental, Experimental Electronic, Keyboard, Vocal Music
Add N to (X) 1990s - 2000s Electronic, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Post-Rock, Electronica
Mansun 1990s - 2000s Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Britpop, Indie Rock, Neo-Prog, Post-Grunge, Prog-Rock, Neo-Glam
Rubén González 1930s - 2000s Latin, Jazz, Afro-Cuban, Cuban Jazz, Cuban Traditions, Global Jazz, Latin Jazz, Rumba, Son
Hans Hotter 1930s - 1970s Classical, Opera, Vocal Music, Choral
John Browning 1950s - 1990s Classical, Keyboard, Concerto, Vocal Music
Modern Talking 1980s - 2000s Pop/Rock, Euro-Pop, Dance-Pop, Club/Dance
Lou Harrison 1940s - 1990s Classical, New Age, Avant-Garde, Jazz, Microtonal, Avant-Garde Music, Chamber Music, Global Jazz, Modern Composition, Concerto, Keyboard
Shawn Lane 1970s - 2000s Jazz, Pop/Rock, Guitar Virtuoso, Fusion, Guitar Jazz, Jazz Instrument
Nightnoise 1980s - 2000s New Age, International, Jazz, Adult Alternative, Celtic, Chamber Jazz, Contemporary Instrumental, Global Jazz, Neo-Classical, International Fusion, Ethnic Fusion
Rosalyn Tureck 1940s - 1980s Classical, Keyboard, Concerto
Jack Brymer 1950s - 1980s Classical, Easy Listening, Chamber Music, Concerto, Classical Pop
Eugene Istomin 1950s - 1990s Classical, Chamber Music, Keyboard, Concerto
Pavel Kühn 1960s - 1990s Classical, Easy Listening, Orchestral, Symphony, Orchestral/Easy Listening, Choral
Box Car Racer 2000s Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Punk Revival, Pop Punk, Hardcore Punk, Punk/New Wave, American Underground
Cotton Mather 1990s - 2010s Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Pop, Power Pop, Indie Rock
Zwan 2000s Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Dream Pop, Neo-Prog, Neo-Psychedelia, Noise Pop, Indie Rock
BBMak 1990s - 2000s Pop/Rock, Classical, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Film Score, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Teen Pop
The Aislers Set 1990s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Pop, Chamber Pop
Rusty Draper 1950s - 1980s Country, Pop/Rock, Country-Pop, Early Pop/Rock, Nashville Sound/Countrypolitan
Sesto Bruscantini 1950s - 1980s Classical, Opera
Arthur Oldham Classical, Opera, Choral