Musician Alan White has died at the age of 72
Yes drummer Alan White has died at the age of 73, according to the band’s website.
According to relatives, the musician died at his home in Seattle (Washington) on May 26 after a brief illness.
“Yes, I’m deeply saddened to learn that our favorite drummer and friend we’ve been friends with for 50 years, Alan White, has died at the age of 72 after a brief illness,” the band said in a statement.
White joined the band in 1972, founded by John Anderson and Chris Square. During this time, the musical group, performing in the “Progressive Rock” genre, released 22 studio albums. As a result, the band’s total circulation, including compilations and live CDs, reached 50 million copies.
The artists gained fame after their solo America release in the 1970s. Yes, ‘Album, Phrasewell and Close to the Edge were the top 10 albums in the United States.
Earlier, it was reported that actor and producer Ray Leota, who became famous after starring in Martin Scorsese’s gangster drama The Goodfells, has died at the age of 67. In 1992, Ray Leota was nominated for the MTV Award for Best Villain. Thriller Attack. He acted throughout the decade and received critical acclaim for his role as a remorseful officer in Phoenix and a gambling-obsessed cop in Phoenix.
One of the most memorable on-screen appearances of the actor’s career was Ridley Scott’s Hannibal, where he played a victim of serial killer Hannibal Lecter. In the early 2000’s, Leotter’s roles in films such as Cocaine, Drug Lord, John Q, and Revolver were also positively received. In the late 2000s, with rare exceptions such as Andrew Dominic’s gangster art drama The Casino Heist, Leota began starring in low-budget, often live-to-DVD genres. He was able to play five or six roles a year in such films.