Music and Suicide: A Tragic History

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  • Johnny "J"
  • Paul Williams
  • Larry Troutman
  • Shakir Stewart
  • Donny Hathaway
  • KayO Redd
  • Freddy E
  • Capital Steez
  • Phyllis Hyman
  • Chris Lighty
  • Don Cornelius
  • Disco D
  • Kurt Cobain
  • Weldon Irvine

Donny Hathaway

Soul legend Donny Hathaway, who suffered from depression and paranoid schizophrenia, jumped to his death from the balcony of his 15th floor room at New York’s Essex House hotel on Jan. 13, 1979.

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