Gary Brooker Death : Singer and Founder of Rock Band Procol Harum has died .

By | February 22, 2022


Gary Brooker Death : English singer and Found of Rock Band Procol Harum has died .

We are sad to report that Gary Brooker MBE, an English singer-songwriter, pianist and founder and lead singer of the rock band Procol Harum has passed away, according to the following statements posted on social media on Feb 22. 2022.

Procol Harum wrote 

Gary Brooker – 29 May 1945 – 19 February 2022
We’re very sad to announce the death of Gary Brooker. The single defining constant of the band’s fifty-year career, Gary’s voice and piano playing was legendary and he leaves behind a legacy that will last for generations.
He will be sorely missed by everyone who knew him.

Who was Gary Brooker ?

Gary Brooker MBE was an English singer-songwriter, pianist and founder and lead singer of the rock band Procol Harum. Brooker was appointed as a Member of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours on 14 June 2003, in recognition of his charitable services. According to his profile on Wikipedia

Condolences – Comments and Reactions.

Angela Caroline Gray : I am so sorry to hear this news, I spent some time with them when they were in Cape Town last. He was a lovely young spirited man with a super sweet wife. My sincere condolences go out to both of them. Such down to earth people without any airs or graces. I am very sad to hear this news.

Karen Michal ; So glad that I was able to tell him thank you for the wonderful music in person! His brilliant music will live on forever! Blessings and prayers to his family!.Mark Fletcher ; One Britain’s most influential and talented musicians ever. A pioneer whose creativity was legendary. RIP Gary BrookerNigel Horn ; So, so very sad to hear this news. What a musical genius, he leaves an indelible mark on popular music of the 20th Century. RIP Gary, I hope you are in the grandest of Grand Hotels .

Mike Bright ; Sad news, Procol have always been one of my favourite bands. His legacy is some very special unique music, and he always seemed such a sincere genuine man. Condolences to his family and friends.

Michael Willen ; My most sincere condolences. I saw him perform over 10 times over the years. My favorite band when I was a teenager. He will be missed.

Chris Lomas ; So sad, my condolences, had the awesome pleasure of seeing the band at a club at the Spectrum in Montreal Quebec Canada.

Peter Murphy ; RIP Gary a fantastic pianist, keyboard player and singer white shade of pale in my top 5 of all time songs , God bless.

David Passmore ; A huge loss, I am gutted. A brilliant musician and composer, and a true gentleman. You will be greatly missed. Condolences to Frankie and the rest of the band. Goodnight, Commander, God Bless.

Bruce Kyle ; I love Procol Harum’s music. I love Gary’s voice and piano playing. Rest in peace Gary.

David Whybourne ; If there is one peice of music that epitomises the 1960’s it is A Whiter Shade Of Pale. Without doubt one of the finest recordings in popular music. God bless you Gary, thank you for the memories.

Gwen Moody ; Such sad news yet again. Gary’s voice was amazing. Sending prayers and sympathies to his family.

Eberhard Gültzow ; So very sad. I hoped so very much to see him in Hannover this year….too late. So I have to wait a short time , to hear his voice in heaven. You skip the light….

Marie Quearney Haughan ; Brilliant singer & player loved him he’s in all my lifetime happy memories  R.I.P. Gary xxx

Susanne B. Gaarde ; So sad. Procul Harum is the band I loved from my youth. Whiter Shade of Pale. I know that my brother in law will welcome him in heaven we both loved Procul Harum. Codolences to his family.


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