According to the text, which was reported by several British media, the artist died “peacefully in a hospital in London, surrounded by his family” and the message also urges respect for the privacy of his relatives, members of the famous band and close friends, in this difficult matter. time.
The document recognized Watts as a ‘beloved husband, father and grandfather’ and ‘one of the greatest drummers of his generation’, who had recently undergone surgery and was thus prevented from participating in a tour planned by the group in the future. September.
Previously, members of the group announced the drummer’s absence from his US tour – which was already postponed in 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic – and instead mentioned American composer, director and music producer Steve Jordan.
Charlie Watts, whose stage name is Charlie Watts, was born in London on June 2, 1941, and since 1963 has belonged to the Rolling Stones, also made up of singer Mick Jagger and guitarist Keith Richards, and has been ranked as the world’s longest-running band. the scientist. The history of rock music.
In 2006, he was an elected member of the Hall of Fame of Modern Drummer Magazine and was inducted by Vanity Fair into the International Best Dressed Hall of Fame; Similarly, in 2016, he ranked 12th on the list of the 100 Greatest Drummers of All Time.
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