Mitja Nikisch, 37
Mitja Nikisch Tanz Orchester
born in Leipzig, Germany on May 21, 1899 and died in Venice, Italy on August 5, 1936.
Son of the celebrated classical conductor Arthur Nikisch and himself a respected classical pianist, had created a fine, popular dance ensemble in the '20s, the Mitja Nikisch Tanz Orchester, which played in prominent venues. The Nazi regime brought about its demise, leading Nikisch to commit suicide in 1936.
Leon Chappelear: Age 53
aka Leon Chappel
despondent over a career gone sour. He shot himself in the face with a shotgun
Bobby Fuller, 24
Bobby Fuller (October 22, 1942 – July 18, 1966) was an American rock singer and guitar player best known for his classic "I Fought the Law".
Just after "I Fought The Law" became a top ten hit, Bobby Fuller was found dead in a parked automobile near his Los Angeles home. The police considered the death an apparent suicide, however many people still believe Fuller was murdered. …