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Mourning for US musicians: Grammy winner Dr. John died

hat, Beard, sunglasses, and Piano - the American Blues musician Dr. John performed. He was known styles through various musical and won six Grammys. Now he died at the age of 77 years.

Sebastian Schreiber, ARD - Studio, Washington

Malcolm John Rebennack, Dr. John's real Name was. Over the decades, created by Dr. John a unique music style influenced by mysticism and Voodoo, as well as psychedelic and occult elements. The musicians merged Blues with Rock, Pop, Jazz and Boogie Woogie. None played as Dr. John - the a earned him a place in the Rock' n' Roll Hall of Fame.

main instrument: the Piano

In the 1950s, Dr. John started out as a young musician, playing in various Bands - the Piano was his main instrument. As a young man, he was in prison - also drugs and petty crime were a part of his life.

in 1968 appeared his debut album "Gris-Gris". In 1973, he managed with his Single "Right Place Wrong Time" in the Top Ten of the American Charts.

He mixed Blues with Rock, Pop, Jazz and Boogie Woogie: Dr John was inducted into the Rock' n' Roll Hall of Fame.

30 albums released

Dr. John released more than 30 Studio and Live albums. He won six Times, the Grammy most recently in 2013 for best Blues Album. A hat, his Beard, sometimes a pair of sunglasses – so Dr. John has performed on stages all over the world.

in 2010, he said in an Interview with "Time"magazine, he think it is with the Jazz musician Duke Ellington: There are only two kinds of music - good and bad. His Songs were about the truths, the wool one, that was for him crucial.

New Orleans, Dr. John's home, the centre of his creativity. The city had always been in his heart, wrote the family of the musician in a statement. She thanked all those who have accompanied Dr. John on his musical journey.

Dr. John died yesterday of a heart attack – he was 77 alt.

Grammy winner Dr. John, dies at the age of 77 years
Sebastian Schreiber, ARD Washington
07.06.2019 08:12 PM

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