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ELO Keyboardist Richard Tandy Dead at 76

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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