John Renbourn, the Scottish guitarist and founding member of the influential folk-rock-jazz band Pentangle, has died at the age of 70. His elaborate style of playing, as well as his willingness to experiment with sounds from around the world, were hugely influential in the folk music as well as being precursors to what was later called World Music.
by Jon Davis, Published 2015-03-26
From the Herald Scotland:
Renbourn was found dead at his home in Hawick after concerns were raised when he failed to turn up for a concert at The Ferry in Glasgow on Wednesday night.
Police officers discovered the musician's body when fears were raised over his wellbeing. Although the exact cause of hid death has not been revealed, officers said there were no suspicious circumstances.
Filed under: Obituaries
Related artist(s): Pentangle
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