Conway Savage

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Conway Savage
Birth nameConway Victor Savage
Born(1960-07-27)27 July 1960
Victoria, Australia
Died2 September 2018(2018-09-02) (aged 58)
Melbourne, Australia
GenresPost-punk, alternative rock
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer
InstrumentsPiano, keyboards, organ, vocals
Years active1980–2017
LabelsMute, Beheaded Communications
Associated actsNick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Dust on the Bible, Feral Dinosaurs

Conway Victor Savage (27 July 1960 – 2 September 2018[1]) was an Australian rock pianist and singer-songwriter. He was a member of Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds from 1990 until his retirement in 2017.

Savage had a solo career and released albums, Nothing Broken (2000), Wrong Man's Hands (2004) and Rare Songs & Performances 1989–2004. He also collaborated with other artists for their albums, such as Soon Will Be Tomorrow (with Suzie Higgie, 1998) and Quickie for Ducky (with Amanda Fox and Robert Tickner, 2007).

In October 2017, Savage was diagnosed with brain cancer.[2] He died, aged 58, in Melbourne on 2 September 2018.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Walker, Cassie (3 September 2018). "Conway Savage From Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds Has Passed Away". Triple M. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  2. Cantrell, Liz (26 October 2017). "Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds' Conway Savage Treated For Brain Tumor". Spin. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  3. "Conway Savage of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds 1960-2018 R.I.P. -". Retrieved 3 September 2018.