Some musicians have charisma, others have a voice and others have a contagious musical spirit. However, they are often times also mysterious, which helps them garner the attention of the public. Here we show you the legends that have formed around some of these famous musicians.
Music surrounded by mystery and uncertainty
1 – Elvis Presley
The king of rock died in strange circumstances after a heart attack in 1977. Many rumors claim that he abused drugs, while others believe that he is still alive and enjoying the anonymity.
As if that weren’t enough, Elvis claimed to have had encounters with aliens when he was only 8 years old.
2 – Tupac
The most famous Rapper of all time was involved in activities with gangs and gangsters, which ended his life. Tupac died after receiving four shots when he was in his car. He was transferred to the hospital when he was still alive.
Many say that he did not die, but faked his death to escape from it all. In addition, witnesses claim to have seen him alive in Cuba.
3 – Ghost
This group of Swiss origin is one of the most mysterious bands of all-time. Their letters spoke of Lucifer, hell, and satan, so it is not surprising that they were made famous.
In addition, the fact that the six members remained anonymous throughout the period of their success made them more mysterious still.
4 – David Bowie
Throughout his career, Bowie used really weird nicknames as ‘The man who fell to Earth’ or ‘Ziggy Stardust’, in addition to singing numerous songs about space and the stars.
Some claim that his last album, Lazarus, contains letters and secret messages that talked about returning from death. Therefore, it is not surprising that there were numerous rumors that the singer faked his own death.
5 – Richey Edward
Was the guitarist and lyricist of the group Manic Street Preachers. At the age of 27, he mysteriously disappeared. After thirteen years, he was declared dead. The only clue left behind was his abandoned car. The members of the band still put his salary in the bank, what makes them think that he is still alive.
6 – Robert Johnson
Another member of the 27 club. He died in the year 1938 after being poisoned. Apparently he was really good at playing the guitar, however, his friends claimed that he learned to do it from night to morning.
According to Johnson, he met a devil on a road that taught him this talent.
7 – Niccolo Paganini
He started playing the violin when he was only five years old and he was so skilled that some claimed that he was the son of the devil himself to achieve it.
8 – Syd Barrett
His real name was Roger Keith Barrett, and he was one of the founding members of the group Pink Floyd. He spent only two years in the group because he consumed too many drugs and started to suffer from schizophrenia.
Apparently, he composed a song called “Two tiny towers” in which he predicted the September 11th before it happened.
9 – Jimmy Page
Was the guitarist of group Led Zeppelin. The band, in general, is related to the occult and there have been rumors of relationships of the members with the devil. Of all, Page was the most connected to different types of satanic practices by this customs, his letters, and the ‘haunted’ house in which he lived.
10 – Giuseppe Tartini
This musician was born in 1692 and was one of the first to have a violin in the brand Stradivarius. A few years before his death, the musician claimed to have met the devil, and he composed a sonata for him.
This sounded so difficult that the experts claimed that it would need six fingers to play it.