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Chris Cornell

Singer, Songwriter
20 July 1964 to 18 May 2017

An American singer and songwriter who was one of the pioneers of the Seattle grunge movement, Cornell was the lead vocalist for both Soundgarden and Audioslave. He co-wrote and performed ‘You Know My Name’ for Casino Royale (2006), and also wrote songs for films such as Machine Gun Preacher (2011) and The Promise (2016).


Read Chris Cornell's Guardian obituary here.