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Pop and Rock Star Deaths in 2017

The Roches: Maggie (left) with her sisters, Suzzy (middle) and Terre (right).

Maggie Roche

Bands: The Roches

Position: vocalist/guitarist

Died: Jan. 21, 2017

Cause of death: breast cancer

Age: 65

Distinctions: She performed with her sisters. Terre and Suzzy, from 1975–2007 as a folk trio. They sang backup on Paul Simon's There Goes Rhymin' Simon (1973) and several of their songs appeared on the Crossing Delancey soundtrack (1988).

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