Stars who dropped dead mid-performance
Believe it or not, plenty of performers have died on stage throughout the years
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A shocking number of musicians, actors, and performers of all kinds have taken died in front of an audience. Whether they were struck down during a performance or suffered from a sudden illness on stage that claimed their lives later on, it's much more common than you might think.
From jazz greats to world-class magicians, check out this list of stars who dropped dead on stage.
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