Eric Clapton

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB000998" title="Eric Clapton" href="/topic/entertainment/music/eric-clapton-PECLB000998.topic">Eric Clapton</a>'s 4-year-old son, Conor, died in an accidental fall from a New York high-rise in early 1991. The singer-guitarist channeled his grief into his music, and "Tears in Heaven," released that year, became one of Clapton's biggest hits and won a Grammy.
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( Candice C. Cusic, Chicago Tribune / September 20, 2006 )

Eric Clapton's 4-year-old son, Conor, died in an accidental fall from a New York high-rise in early 1991. The singer-guitarist channeled his grief into his music, and "Tears in Heaven," released that year, became one of Clapton's biggest hits and won a Grammy.

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