Celebrity deaths of 2023: Lisa Marie Presley, Jeff Beck and more

The starting of 2023 has seen a quantity of beloved celebrities cross away, together with rock icon Jeff Beck, Lisa Marie Presley and Earth Wind & Fire drummer Fred White.

Here is a working record of those that have been mourned already this 12 months.

Gangsta Boo

The pioneering rapper and former member of Memphis hip-hop group Three 6 Mafia died on New Year’s Day aged 43. Her trigger of demise was not disclosed.

Fred White

The former drummer of Earth, Wind & Fire died aged 67, his household introduced on 2 January. Lenny Kravitz remembered the musician as a “true king”.

(Eath, Wind & Fire Instagram)

Earl Boen

The veteran character actor, finest identified for his position as felony psychologist Dr Peter Silberman in The Terminator franchise, died on 5 January in Hawaii.

Jeff Beck

The legendary rock guitarist, who performed with the Yardbirds and fronted The Jeff Beck Group, died on 10 January on the age of 78 after “suddenly contracting bacterial meningitis”.

(PA Archive)

The English musician, whose fingers and thumbs had been famously insured for £7m, was an eight-time Grammy winner.

Beck had just lately accomplished a tour supporting 18, his album with actor and musician Johnny Depp.

Lisa Marie Presley

The solely daughter of Elvis Presley died aged 54 on 12 January, simply days after attending the Golden Globe Awards in assist of Baz Luhrmann’s biopic about her father, Elvis.

Presley was rushed to hospital after struggling a reported cardiac arrest, although, her representatives refused to touch upon her trigger of demise.

(AP)

Gina Lollobrigida

The Italian movie star, who was a high-profile determine in cinema all through the Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, died on 16 January in Rome aged 95.

She was typically described as “the most beautiful woman in the world” and, earlier than her demise, was thought-about to be one of the final remaining stars from the Golden Age of cinema.

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