Which Singers were Born or Passed Away in October?

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Toni Braxton: October 7, 1967

The soul and R&B singer is a seven-time Grammy winner and has sold more than 30 million records in her career. The album Secrets is until now her most successful one with about 12 million units sold. Toni Braxton began her career in the late 1980s in a band with her sisters. She caught the interest of producers and started in 1993 with a solo album that bears her name.

For Another Sad Love, she won the Grammy and three American Music Awards. Further single releases of the album were Seven Whole Days and Breathe Again. For the last song she also received a Grammy Award. These successes were still outbid with the second album Secrets of 1996. The titles You're Making Me High and How Could on Angel Break My Heart were number one hits. The greatest success in the career of Toni Braxton, however, is Un-Break My Heart. For eleven weeks it was at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 charts. In 2000 the album The Heat was released with the hit single He Wasn't Man Enough. The Time of Our Lives became the official football World Cup song in 2006. In 2010, the studio album Pulse was released with the single release Yesterday. In 2018 the album Sex & Cigarettes was released with the song Long as I Live.

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Frank Ocean: October 28, 1987

His career began as a ghostwriter for other artists. With the debut album Nostalgia, and the singles Ultra as well as Novacane he achieved the breakthrough. In 2009 he teamed up with the hip-hop group Odd Future, which consists of 12 men. With Channel Orange from 2012 and the singles Thinkin Bout You, Sweet Life and Pyramids, he also achieved a chart placement in the US. In 2016, the song Nikes from the album Blondes was later awarded platinum. In 2017, he recorded the song Slide with Calvin Harris and Migos. In addition, the singles Chanel and Biking by Frank Ocean appeared. In 2018, he released Moon River, a cover of the song that Audrey Hepburn sang in the movie Breakfast at Tiffany's.

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Farewell

Charles Aznavour: May 22, 1924 - October 01, 2018

Throughout his music career, which began in 1946, Charles Aznavour has written about 1200 songs and interpreted them in various languages ​​such as English, Italian, Spanish, German, Armenian, Russian etc. He has sold almost 200 million records worldwide. He also wrote hits for other singers. Even outside the French-speaking part of the world, he gained great fame. Edith Piaf took him on tour through France and the United States.

Charles Aznavour was duet partner of Fred Astaire, Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra and many other big names in the industry. Above all, he sang about love, but also sang about topics that did not exist in French chansons before. He stood on stage until the very end. The last concert took place in September 2018 in Osaka, less than two weeks before his death. A selection of his best hits like La Bohème, Tu t'laisses aller, Que c'est triste Venise, Comme ils disent, She, Dance in the Old Fashioned Way and more are available with the wish list.

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Montserrat Caballé: April 12, 1933 - October 6, 2018

The opera diva sprang to New York in 1965 as a substitute for a performance by Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia, thrilled the audience and celebrated the international breakthrough as an excellent bel canto singer. She discovered and promoted José Carreras, who became one of the most famous tenors in the world. Soprano Maria Callas named her friend and colleague Montserrat Caballé as her successor.

In 1987 she became known to a wide audience when she recorded a song about her hometown Barcelona in a duet with Freddy Mercury. It also became the song of the 1992 Olympic Games in the same city. However, she also sang Verdi, Rossini or Bellini with enthusiasm.

In 2012, the singer suffered a stroke from which she never fully recovered. At 85, she died in Barcelona.

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