jewish musicians

  • Bob Dylan inducted into American Academy of Arts and Letters

    Bob Dylan has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, becoming the first rock star to join the prestigious institution. Robert Allen Zimmerman joins the Academy’s list of successful, upper-crust Americans, Sinclair Lewis, Kurt Vonnegut, Duke Ellington, Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Rothko, Frank Lloyd Wright and Roy Lichtenstein. Additions to the Academy come from categories of  music, literature and visual arts, and Blind Boy Grunt… More ▸

  • Confirmed: Amy Winehouse died from alcohol poisoning

    A second inquest into the death of Jewish musician Amy Winehouse confirmed today that the 27-year-old English star died of accidental alcohol poisoning. Coroner Shirley Radcliffe said the celebrity’s tragic end occurred from “alcohol toxicity” and was a “death by misadventure,”confirming initial reports from October 2011 of a first coroner who was later found to be untenable, the… More ▸