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Scott Walker, Influential Singer, Songwriter and Producer, Dies At Age 76

Updated On 26 Mar, 2019 Published On

Scott Walker, the influential singer, songwriter and producer, has died. He was 76. He gave multiple hits, including The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore in the 1960s' through his band, Walker Brothers.

His death was confirmed by his record company 4AD on Monday, March 25. The company said the musician passed away on Friday, March 22, in London. The cause of death is yet to be disclosed.

Born as Noel Scott Engel on January 9, 1943, in Ohio, Scott his career as a session bass player joined the Walker Brothers in 1960s.

The band became hugely popular in Britain when the music scene was dominated by The Rolling Stones and The Beatles.

The Walker Brothers other hits include My Ship Is Comin' InMake It Easy on Yourself and You Don't Have to Tell Me.

He left the group when the band was near their commercial peak and started a solo career. He went on to produce songs, movie scores and numerous solo albums.

Scott is survived by his partner Beverly, daughter Lee and granddaughter Emmi-Lee. Rest In Peace Scott Walker!

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