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Music Legends Who Lived Fast and Died at 27: Slideshow

By History.com Staff
On July 23, the British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London apartment, becoming the latest in a long list of musicians who died at 27. Although police are still investigating the cause of death, Winehouse, like many other members of this so-called “27 Club,” struggled with drug and alcohol addiction for years. Find out more about Winehouse and other music legends whose tumultuous lives ended at the “cursed” age of 27.

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