9.) Paul Daniels
English magician and star of the BBC’s “The Paul Daniels Magic Show” for 15 years, died March 17 at 77.
Prince Rogers Nelson was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He was a musical innovator who was known for his eclectic work, flamboyant stage presence, extravagant dress and makeup, and wide vocal range. The music legend behind hits “Purple Rain,” “When Doves Cry,” “Batdance,” “1999,” “Kiss” and others, died in April aged 57 at his Paisley Park home in Chanhassen, Minnesota.
11.) Ronnie Corbett
The Scottish stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and broadcaster, best known for his long association with Ronnie Barker in the BBC television comedy sketch show “The Two Ronnies”, passed away on March 31st after a short battle with MND.
12.) Terry Wogan
Sir Terry Wogan, BBC radio and television personality and Eurovision Song Contest commentator, died Jan. 31 at 77.
13.) Glenn Frey
The Eagles guitarist and co-founder, died at 67 on Jan. 18. Frey co-wrote hits like “Hotel California” with Don Henley.
14.) Denise Robertson
The British writer and television broadcaster perhaps best known as the resident agony aunt on the ITV show “This Mornin”g from its first broadcast in 1988 right up until her passing on March 31st after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.
15.) Frank Kelly
Best known for playing foul-mouthed priest Father Jack in “Father Ted”, the actor died at the age of 77, exactly 18 years after his Father Ted co-star Dermot Morgan.
16.) Pete Burns
The androgynous Dead Or Alive front-man, known most famuously for their hit 80s hit “You Spin Me Roun (Like A Record)” died in October after suffering a “massive cardiac arrest”.