Friday, 11 March 2016

Keith Emerson: Dead at 71 :(

Keith Emerson (1944 - 2016)

We regret to announce that Keith Emerson died last night at his home in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, aged 71. We ask that the family’s privacy and grief be respected.

For any other enquires, please contact

The death of keyboardist Keith Emerson is currently being investigated as a suicide, the Santa Monica Police confirmed to Billboard.

The piano player had been depressed as a result of a nerve problem that affected his right hand and severely impaired his ability to play the keyboard. Still, he was slated to perform next week in Japan.

ELP / Karn Evil 9 1st Impression Part 2 / 1974 California Jam

ELP / Karn Evil 9 3rd Impression / 1974 California Jam

emerson, lake and palmer pictures at an exhibition full video

Keith Emerson stabs knives in his Hammond-1971