Former King Crimson bassist/vocalist Gordon Haskell has sadly passed away. He was 74 years old.
The news was confirmed via Haskell’s Facebook page:
“It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Gordon, a great musician and a wonderful person who will be sadly missed by so many.”
King Crimson also issued a statement:
“Gordon Haskell’s Facebook page is reporting that Gordon has died. His time in KC wasn’t a particularly happy part of his long career but his work on In The Wake Of Poseidon and in particular, Lizard is much admired in the Crimson community. There’s more about Gordon’s life & Crimson connections here.”