Artists who died in Detroit, MI

Artist Active Genre & Styles
Aaron-Carl 1990s - 2010s Electronic, Techno, House, Club/Dance
Addie Spivey 1920s - 1930s Blues, Classic Female Blues
Aretha Franklin 1950s - 2010s R&B, Deep Soul, Soul, Quiet Storm, Southern Soul, Black Gospel
Art Madigan
Arthur Herzog, Jr. 1930s - 1940s Jazz, Blues, Vocal Jazz
August Maekelberghe Classical
Baatin 1990s - 2000s Rap, Midwest Rap, Underground Rap
Baby Boy Warren 1940s - 1950s Blues, Detroit Blues, Regional Blues, Electric Blues
Barbara Martin 1960s R&B
Belita Woods 1960s - 2000s R&B, Soul, Disco, Funk
Beverly Hill Pop/Rock
Blade Icewood 2000s Rap, Gangsta Rap, Hardcore Rap
Bob Chester & His Orchestra Jazz, Pop/Rock, Big Band, Swing
Bobo Jenkins 1950s - 1970s Blues, Electric Blues
Boogie Woogie Red 1940s - 1970s Blues, Jazz, Piano Blues, Detroit Blues, Regional Blues, Boogie-Woogie
Brazeal W. Dennard 1970s - 2000s Religious, Classical, Gospel, Spirituals, Choral
Burney Peacock Jazz
Calvin Frazier 1930s - 1970s Blues, Detroit Blues, Regional Blues, Pre-War Country Blues
Choker Campbell 1960s R&B, Early R&B
Chris Cornell 1980s - 2010s Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Grunge, Post-Grunge, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Heavy Metal, Neo-Psychedelia
Clara Smith 1920s - 1930s Blues, Easy Listening, Classic Female Blues
Curtis Fuller 1950s - 2020s Jazz, Hard Bop, Jazz Instrument, Straight-Ahead Jazz, Trombone Jazz
Darrell Banks 1960s R&B, Soul
David DiChiera 1970s - 2010s Classical, Chamber Music, Keyboard, Opera, Vocal Music
Dex Osama 2010s Rap, Gangsta Rap, Midwest Rap
Dinah Washington 1940s - 1960s Jazz, Blues, Vocal, R&B, Standards, Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz, Jump Blues, Early R&B
Donald Walden 1960s - 2000s Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Piano Jazz
Earl Van Dyke 1960s - 1980s R&B, Motown, Soul, Early R&B
Eddie Jefferson 1940s - 1970s Vocal, Jazz, Bop, Vocal Jazz, Vocalese, Jive, Mainstream Jazz, Standards
Edward Patten 1950s R&B
Erma Franklin 1950s - 2000s R&B, Chicago Soul, Pop-Soul, Soul
Ernestro Wilson R&B
Faruq Z. Bey 1980s - 2000s Jazz, Free Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz, Modern Creative
Florence Ballard 1960s - 1970s R&B, Soul, Motown, Pop-Soul
Frank Isola 1950s Jazz
Fred "Sonic" Smith 1960s - 1990s Pop/Rock, Hard Rock, Proto-Punk
Gary Grimshaw 1960s - 1970s Pop/Rock, Detroit Rock
Harold McKinney 1990s Jazz, Avant-Garde, Post-Bop, Fusion, Jazz Instrument, Modern Composition, Piano Jazz, Soul Jazz
Harry Houdini Comedy/Spoken, Spoken Word
Harvey Fuqua 1950s - 1980s R&B, Doo Wop, Early R&B
Hattie Littles 1960s - 1990s R&B, Blues, Soul, Urban, Motown
Hersal Thomas 1920s Blues, Jazz, Boogie-Woogie, Chicago Blues, Pre-War Blues, Regional Blues, Texas Blues, Piano Blues
Hubert Johnson Pop/Rock
Joe Hunter 1950s - 1960s R&B, Motown, Soul
Johnny Griffith 1960s - 1970s R&B, Motown, Soul
Kenn Cox 1960s - 2000s Jazz, Post-Bop, Bop, Hard Bop, Modal Music, Modern Creative, Soul Jazz, Spiritual Jazz
Les Rout New Age
Levi Stubbs 1950s - 2000s R&B, Pop/Rock, Motown, Pop-Soul, Soul, Early Pop/Rock
Lightnin' Slim 1950s - 1970s Blues, Pop/Rock, R&B, Louisiana Blues, Regional Blues, Rock & Roll, Swamp Blues, Swamp Pop, Early R&B
Lorraine Chandler 1960s - 1970s R&B