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ELO Keyboardist Richard Tandy Dead at 76


Electric Light Orchestra keyboardist Richard Tandy has died at the age of 76.

The rock band’s founder Jeffrey Lynne OBE announced the news on X (formerly known as Twitter) on Wednesday, May 1.

“It is with great sadness that I share the news of the passing of my long-time collaborator and dear friend Richard Tandy,” the statement read. “He was a remarkable musician & friend and I’ll cherish the lifetime of memories we had together.”

Lynne added, “Sending all my love to Sheila & the Tandy family. Jeff Lynne.” No date or cause of death was given.

Credit: People