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Grateful Dead Keyboard Player Dead

June 05, 2006 03:28:16 GMT

Vince Welnick, the Grateful Dead's last keyboard player and a veteran of several other bands, including The Tubes and Missing Man Formation, died Friday, June 2, 2006.


Vince Welnick, the keyboard player for band Grateful Dead, has died on Friday June 2nd, 2006 in Sonoma County, Calif., at 55, the band longtime publicist Dennis McNally said Saturday June 3rd, 2006.

While McNally would not release the cause of Welnick's death, the Sonoma County coroner's office said an autopsy would be performed next week.

Welnick, besides becoming the Grateful Dead's last keyboard player, also is a veteran of several other bands, including The Tubes and Missing Man Formation.

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