A top session cellist has drowned in Switzerland on the eve of a performance with Regina Spektor at the Montreux Jazz Festival. Daniel Cho, who has previously performed with Katy Perry as well as Coldplay, was a member of Cooper, whose songs have appeared on hit MTV show "The Hills".
Cho drowned in Lake Geneva on Tuesday, July 6, a day before Spektor was slated to perform at the festival, according to website GenevaLunch.com. Spektor then dedicated her set to Cho but reports suggest she was distraught and shaken throughout her festival appearance and had to take several breaks. She also asked photographers to stop taking pictures.
Cho reportedly drowned while swimming with a friend near the Chillon Castle in Montreux.