Marcel Dadi

 

 

Age: 44

 

Summary: Tunisian-born French guitarist considered as one of the world's greatest guitar pickers who was known for his finger-picking style which faithfully recreated the instrumental styles of American guitarists such as Chet Atkins, Merle Travis and Jerry Reed, and whose albums sold over 2 million copies and continued music by the likes of Antonio Vivaldi and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in TWA Flight 800 airplane accident

 

Born: August 20, 1951

 

Died: July 17, 1996

 

Location: Long Island, New York