Robert Nesta Marley better known as Bob Marley died on this date - 11 May.
Marley remains the most widely known and revered performer of reggae music. He is believed to be the Third World's first pop superstar.
He died at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Miami (now University of Miami Hospital) on the morning of 11 May 1981, at the age of 36. The spread of melanoma to his lungs and brain caused his death.
Though he is dead, he still lives through his music.