2016 in European music

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List of years in European music

2016 in continental European music in geographical order.

Events[edit]

Scandinavia[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Finland[edit]

Norway[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Dutch #1 singles

Ireland[edit]

UK[edit]

Germany[edit]

Switzerland and Austria[edit]

France[edit]

  • French #1s
  • Imany has a European hit with "Don't be so shy", with a #1 in Germany, Austria, Poland and Russia.

Italy[edit]

Italian number ones

Eastern Europe/ Balkans[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Khomami, Nadia; Meikle, James (14 February 2016). "Members and manager of indie band Viola Beach die in car crash in Sweden". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 February 2016.
  2. ^ Manta, Matteo (22 April 2016). "Breaking news: Romania will not participate in the Eurovision 2016". escXtra. Retrieved 22 April 2016.
  3. ^ Jānis Vaišļa from Pirates of the Sea has died
  4. ^ Eddy Wally overleden ‹See Tfd›(in Dutch)
  5. ^ RIVERSIDE Guitarist PIOTR GRUDZINSKI Dead At 40
  6. ^ Mannheim: Rockgitarrist Hans Reffert gestorben ‹See Tfd›(in German)
  7. ^ http://www.independent.ie/entertainment/movies/movie-news/the-commitments-actor-johnny-murphy-known-for-his-role-as-joey-the-lips-fagan-dies-aged-72-34477857.html 'The Commitments' actor Johnny Murphy, known for his role as Joey 'The Lips' Fagan, dies aged 72
  8. ^ Austrian conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt dies aged 86
  9. ^ "Mort de François-Eudes Chanfrault, compositeur de "Haute Tension" - Challenges.fr". Challenges (in French). Retrieved 2016-06-02.
  10. ^ Умер Оярс Гринбергс
  11. ^ Mūžībā aizgājis latviešu estrādes dziedātājs Ojārs Grinbergs
  12. ^ Kammersängerin Gabriele Sima tot ‹See Tfd›(in German)
  13. ^ У Києві помер відомий оперний співак Дмитро Гнатюк ‹See Tfd›(in Ukrainian)
  14. ^ Mark Pittelkau. "Multiples Organversagen | Trio-Trommler Peter Behrens (68) ist tot - Leute". Bild.de (in German). Retrieved 2016-05-12.
  15. ^ Disparition de la claveciniste Huguette Dreyfus ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  16. ^ Disparition de la claveciniste Huguette Dreyfus ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  17. ^ Corrie Brokken (83) overleden‹See Tfd›(in Dutch)
  18. ^ "Legendary NEKTAR Frontman Roye Albrighton Passes". Bravewords.com. Retrieved 2016-08-03.
  19. ^ Finnish composer Rautavaara dies at 87
  20. ^ "Valencia Dolores Vargas died in the earthquake, famous for his "Achilipú"". Archived from the original on 2017-01-16. Retrieved 2017-05-10.
  21. ^ Keepnews, Peter (22 August 2016). "Toots Thielemans, Jazz Harmonica Player, Is Dead at 94". The New York Times. p. A20.

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