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 at the Internet Archive
  2. "Domain Names Australia". Whiteroom.com.au. Retrieved 13 March 2015.
  3. "Gong founder Daevid Allen has died, aged 77". The Guardian. Theguardian.com. 13 March 2015. Retrieved 13 March 2015.