Category: Celebrity Obits

Find a quote, obituary or burial site for a celebrity or other high profile personality. Memorials for the famous in the Qeepr hall of fame.

leonard cohen memorial

A Saint in a Suit: Remembering Leonard Cohen

Hi. My name is Jeremy and I am one of the main writers on this blog. In the past TalkDeath has published memorials dedicated to the lives of celebrities who have died. We choose the celebrities to memorialize by their impact on the world and the collective (un)consciousness of our society. Our very first blog

The 27 Club

The 27 Club: The Myth & Its Members

Rock ‘n’ roll artists are notorious for living fast and dying young. And let’s be honest, they almost make it look cool. But this stereotype of the forever-revered and eternally-preserved memory of the iconic rockstar has its roots, in part, in a short series of musician deaths in the late 1960s and early 1970s. This group of

Dead Man Walking: Canadians Face Death with The Tragically Hip

It has been said that in Western culture, death is the last remaining taboo. In a society that openly discusses sex, politics, and religion— topics that were once avoided at the dinner table at all costs— death and dying have somehow managed to remain untouchable, cringeworthy, and often completely ignored topics. Those who are comfortable talking

2016 Celebrity Deaths

It has been a rough start to 2016 for fans of music and cinema alike. In a mere 2 weeks we’ve lost some truly talented and inspirational people to cancer. These recent deaths have also brought about important questions. Is it appropriate to grieve celebrities the way we do? What does it say about the

David Bowie Dead at 69

It is with heavy hearts that we write about the death of David Bowie. He was a visionary, a risk taker, boundary pusher, father, husband, actor and of course, a musician. After fighting a battle with cancer, Bowie passed away at 69 years of age on January 10th, 2016. Bowie is survived by his first

B.B. King Death

Death of B.B. King: The King of Blues, Dead at 89

Yesterday, after a decade long battle with diabetes, one of the greatest blues musicians of all time, B.B. King, died at the age of 89. The legendary musician had been experiencing increased issues with his health related to his diabetic condition, having had to cancel eight tour dates last October due to dehydration and exhaustion. Read

Joan Rivers – 1933 – 2014

We are saddened to report that Joan Rivers has passed away on September 4th, 2014 from complications following surgery. She was 81 years old. Joan Rivers was a brash comedian, a writer, actress and talk show host. Rivers had a career full of ups and downs and yet she fought to remain relevant until the

Robin Williams 1951 – 2014

Why don’t blind people skydive? It scares their dogs. On August 11th, 2014, we lost someone truly special. Robin Williams passed away after battling with severe depression. The Marin County sheriff’s office said in a statement that it “suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia.” However at this time, not much is