Dolores O'Riordan

 

 

Age: 46

 

Summary: singer whose powerful voice helped to make the Irish rock band The Cranberries a global success in the 1990's as their guitar-based sound had an alternative-rock edge at a time when grunge was storming the music scene, whose songs had a Celtic-infused tunefulness on which she was chief lyricist and co-songwriter when the band released five studio albums before splitting up in 2003 but they reunited in 2009, who had struggled with both physical and mental health problems, who released the acoustic album Something Else in 2017 and had been due to tour Europe and North America, but the tour was cut short because she was suffering from back problems.

 

 

Cause of Death: Accidental drowning in a bathtub due to sedation by alcohol intoxication

 

Born: September 6, 1971

 

Died: January 15, 2018

 

Location: London, England