Frankie Knuckles

 

 

Age: 59

 

Summary: disc jockey, record producer, and remixer who had helped to create and popularize house music (a style of Chicago dance music) that revolutionized club culture in the 1970's and 1980's and still resonates around the world today.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from diabetes

 

Born: January 18, 1955

 

Died: March 31, 2014

 

Location: Chicago, Illinois