Ian McDonald (musician)

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Ian McDonald
McDonald in 2009
McDonald in 2009
Background information
Born(1946-06-25)25 June 1946
Osterley, Middlesex, England
Died9 February 2022(2022-02-09) (aged 75)
New York City, U.S.
GenresRock, progressive rock, jazz fusion, hard rock
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • songwriter
InstrumentsSaxophone, flute, keyboards, guitar
Years active1968–2022

Ian McDonald (25 June 1946 – 9 February 2022) was an English multi-instrumental musician. He was best known as a founding member of progressive rock band King Crimson in 1969, and of Foreigner in 1976.

McDonald died at his home in New York City, on February 9, 2022, at the age of 75.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ian McDonald, King Crimson and Foreigner Founding Member, Dies". Ultimate Classic Rock. 10 February 2022. Retrieved 11 February 2022.