Daevid Allen

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Allen in October 2009.

Christopher David Allen (13 January 1938 – 13 March 2015), better known as Daevid Allen, sometimes credited as Divided Alien, was an Australian poet, guitarist, singer, composer and performance artist. He was co-founder of psychedelic rock groups Soft Machine (in the UK, 1966) and Gong (in France, 1970).[1][2]

Allen died of neck cancer at his home in Sydney, New South Wales, aged 77.[3]

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  1. McFarlane, 1999, "'Daevid Allen' entry". Archived from the original on 2004-08-03. Retrieved 2020-09-15.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. "Domain Names Australia". Whiteroom.com.au. Archived from the original on 2 November 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2015.
  3. "Gong founder Daevid Allen has died, aged 77". The Guardian. Theguardian.com. 13 March 2015. Retrieved 13 March 2015.