Procol Harum lead singer Gary Brooker has died aged 76.
The rocker, who was known for singing and co-writing the hit song A Whiter Shade of Pale, passed away on February 19 after being diagnosed with cancer.
A statement posted on the band’s website on Tuesday confirmed Gary had been receiving treatment but died peacefully at home.
Sad news: Procol Harum lead singer Gary Brooker has died aged 76 (pictured with his wife Francoise at their home in Surrey)
It read: ‘With the deepest regret we must announce the death on 19 February 2022 of Gary Brooker MBE, singer, pianist and composer of Procol Harum, and a brightly-shining, irreplaceable light in the music industry.
‘Aged 76, he had been receiving treatment for cancer, but died peacefully at home.’
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