British music stars deceased in Pulmonary embolism

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Jon Lord

Jon Lord (June 9, 1941 Leicester-July 16, 2012 London) otherwise known as Lord, Jon, Jonathan Douglas Lord, Deep Purple, Lord of the Hammond or Jon Douglas Lord was a British musician, composer, songwriter, organist, keyboard player, pianist and film score composer.

His albums: Beyond the Notes, Pictured Within, Before I Forget, Gemini Suite (London Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Malcolm Arnold, vocals: Tony Ashton, Yvonne Elliman, drums: Ian Paice, piano: Jon Lord, organ: Jon Lord, bass guitar: Roger Glover, guitar: Albert Lee), Sarabande, Masters collection, Jon Lord: Durham Concerto, Windows, To Notice Such Things and Boom of the Tingling Strings (Odense Symfoniorkester feat. conductor: Paul Mann, piano: Nelson Goerner). Genres he performed: Hard rock, Heavy metal, 20th-century classical music, Neoclassicism, Blues rock, Progressive rock, Jazz fusion, Jazz, Rock music and Psychedelic rock.

Lord is best known for being a founding member of the legendary hard rock band Deep Purple, which he co-founded in 1968. He was deeply involved in the band's early sound, particularly his innovative use of the Hammond organ which helped to define their signature sound. He remained with the band until 1976, before rejoining briefly in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

In addition to his work in Deep Purple, Lord had a successful solo career as a composer and musician. He composed many classical pieces, including his Durham Concerto, which was commissioned in 2007 and performed in Durham Cathedral. He was also a prolific composer of film scores, contributing music to several movies, including Once Upon a Time in the Midlands and An American Werewolf in London.

Throughout his career, Jon Lord was widely regarded as one of the greatest keyboardists in rock history, and his influence on the Hammond organ and hard rock music continues to be felt to this day. He passed away in 2012 at the age of 71, leaving behind an incredible legacy of music that continues to inspire new generations of musicians.

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