Jon Lord, the founder of and famed keyboardist for pioneering jazz-rock fusion band Deep Purple, passed away today at the London Clinic, surrounded by his family.
“Jon passes from Darkness to Light.”
— Posted on Jon’s website this afternoon
FILE - In this file photo dated Sept. 23, 1969 shows Deep Purple’s Jon Lord, died aged 71, Monday, July 16, 2012. The Leicester-born keyboard player, who had pancreatic cancer, died in London today.
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