John Lawton (musician)

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John Lawton
Lawton performing in 2003
Lawton performing in 2003
Background information
Born(1946-07-11)11 July 1946
Halifax, England
Died29 June 2021(2021-06-29) (aged 74)
GenresRock and roll, blues, hard rock, progressive rock, heavy metal
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active1960s–2021

John Cooper Lawton (11 July 1946 – 29 June 2021) was a British rock and blues singer. He was best known for his work with Lucifer's Friend, Uriah Heep and the Les Humphries Singers.

Lawton died unexpectedly in Bulgaria on 29 June 2021, at the age of 74.[1]

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