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Gordon Haskell is dead. The musician of the King Crimson group was 74 years old

Gordon Haskell he has been struggling with cancer for a long time. He was 74 years old.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the departure of Gordon, a great musician and a great man who will be missed by many people” – we read in a statement on Gordon Haskell’s official Facebook profile.

Gordon Haskell was a member of the band Les Fleur De Lys, later Flowerpot Men in the late 1960s. He happened to jam with Jimi Hendrix in London clubs, and in the 1970s he recorded two albums with King Crimsonas well as a solo album under the supervision of the legendary producer from Atlantic Records, Arif Mardin.

He has collaborated with Cliff Richard, Otis Redding, Tim Hardin, Alvin Lee and Van Morrison. Then it disappeared from the charts. He played in clubs and bars, first in Denmark, then in England.

“His time at King Crimson was not a very happy stage in his long career, but the work on In The Wake of Poseidon, and especially Lizard, is greatly admired in the fan community,” the team said on Facebook.

He was also popular with the recorded solo song “How Wonderful You Are” from 2001, which occupied the charts.

In 2005, in a duet with Katarzyna Skrzynecka nagrał singel “All in the Scheme of Things” promujący album “Koa”.

“A very sad news. A wonderful musician with a beautiful voice, Gordon Haskell, has passed away. Full of charm, warmth and an extraordinary philosophical sense of humor. I had the honor to know him. I had the honor of performing as a guest at his concerts, including at the Sopot festival” on Instagram Kasia Skrzynecka.

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“I had the honor to write Polish lyrics for his song» All in the Scheme of Things «and record this beautiful piece with Gordon in a duet on the album» KOA «and» Duets – Pomaton.EMI «. I had the honor of receiving another song from him as a gift» Foolish «released in the album» For Tea «. We will miss His beautiful music, velvety voice and warm smile” – she concluded.

Gordon Haskell’s latest album “The Cat Who’s Got The Cream” was released early this year.

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