|Birth name||Richard Allen Wagner|
December 14, 1942|
Oelwein, Iowa, U.S.
|Died||July 30, 2014
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
|Genres||Rock, hard rock, heavy metal, shock rock, power ballads|
|Occupations||Singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, author|
|Associated acts||The Frost, Ursa Major, Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Aerosmith, KISS|
Richard Allen "Dick" Wagner (December 14, 1942 – July 30, 2014) was an American rock music guitarist, songwriter and author. He was best known for his work with Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, and KISS. He also fronted his own Michigan-based bands, the Frost and the Bossmen.
On July 30, 2014, Wagner died of respiratory failure at the age of 71. He had contracted a lung infection as a complication of recent heart surgery.
References[change | change source]
- "Dick Wagner dies". Billboard.com. http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/6193999/dick-wagner-dies-alice-cooper. Retrieved July 31, 2014.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Official website
- Production Company
- Official Book Website
- Dick Wagner at the Internet Movie Database
- Interview on Outsight Radio Hours