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With the death of British soul singer Amy Winehouse shocking the music world today, we have decided to take a look at singers and musicians who had their lives cut short — most specifically, at the age of 27.

Here is the list:

1. Kurt Cobain

The rock star from Seattle who captured the hearts of many with his singing as the front-man for the legendary band, Nirvana.

He sold 25 million albums in the U.S, and over 50 million world-wide.

During the last years of his life, Cobain struggled with heroin addiction and depression. He died on April 8, 1994 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

2. Jimi Hendrix

The greatest electric-guitarist of all-time, Jimi Hendrix, still stands to this day as one of the most influential musicians in history.

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