Rock fans are devastated this week after Keith Emerson, the keyboardist from progressive rock group Emerson, Lake and Palmer, took his own life.
According to The Political Insider, Emerson’s body was found last Friday by his longtime partner, but it wasn’t until Tuesday that Los Angeles coroner’s spokesman Ed Winter revealed the musician had shot himself in the head. Winter added that there are signs the 71 year-old suffered from a heart condition.
Keith Emerson and his band made a major mark on the rock music industry back in the 1970s. He will be dearly missed!