Music: the 10 Biggest unsolved mysteries


Unless you are a bit of music expert, you may not know some historical details about some musicians of the past. Here you are:

1. Where is the missing Sibelius Symphony?

Sibelius is one of the most famous composers. He was born in 1865 in Finland. After he stop performing his works, he kept on writing. Specifically, he worked on an 8th Symphony for about a decade. When Sibelius died, it was asserted he had destroyed this symphony, but in 1990s, scholars found fragments of the piece. Where are those fragments today? Nobody knows.

2. Did Jack White provide vocals for Electric Six’s danger?

High Voltage is one of the few songs Electric Six managed to usher into the world, before disappearing from the mainstream forever. This single was released in 2002, taking the radio by storm. Many believe that Jack White of the White Stripes provided secondary lead vocals on the track.

3. Who killed B.I.G.?

Christopher Wallace, better known by B.I.G. or Biggie Smalls, is one of the most famous hip-hop musicians ever. On the 9th of March 1997, he was the victim of a drive-by shooting in LA and died. This murder remains completely unsolved.

4. Why is the guy in Radiohead’s Just music video lying on the ground?

In this video, a well-dressed man walks down the street and then lies down on the ground. The man tells all the people gathered around him asking what was going on to leave him alone. Eventually, the whole crowd is lying on the ground too. What did he tell them? We still don’t know the answer.

5. Was Jim Morrison’s Body moved?

Jim Morrison is one of the most famous front-men in rock history. He was the lead singer of The Doors. How exactly Morrison died and where remains and unanswered question.

6. Who killed Peter Ivers?

Peter Ivers was an American musician popular in 70s and 80s. In 1983, he was murdered in his apartment. Today the mystery is still unsolved.

7. What happened to Jim Sullivan?

He was an American song writer and singer. He disappeared in 1975. His car was found abandoned, containing all his belongings. Certain theorists spaculated the possibility of alien abduction.

8. Who is Randy Fitzsimmons?

The Hives are a Swedish rock band of 2000s. The band came together in 1993 thanks to a mysterious man called Randy Fitzsimmons who became their manager and their main songwriter. Nobody actually has ever seen him and noone has an idea of who this man is.

9. Was Beethoven poisoned?

Ludvig van Beethoven is one of the most influential composers of all time. He was born in 1770. An autopsy revealed extensive liver damage, possibily caused by alcohol. Recently, his hair has been studied and it has been asserted that probably the man was poisoned to death by his doctor.

Only God knows!

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