Malcolm Young

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Malcolm Young

Malcolm Mitchell Young (6 January 1953 – 18 November 2017[1]) was a Scottish-born Australian guitarist. He was the rhythm guitarist for the band AC/DC.

Young left AC/DC in April 2014 to receive treatment for dementia.[2][3] In September 2014 the band's management announced that his departure would be permanent.[4]

His brothers are George and Angus Young.

Young died on 18 November 2017 at the age of 64[5] at Lulworth House in Elizabeth Bay.[6] Young's elder brother George Young died a few weeks earlier, on 22 October 2017.[7][8][9]

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  1. "AC/DC co-founder dead at 64". NewsComAu. Retrieved 2017-11-18.
  2. "AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young is in hospital, says bandmate Brian Johnson". Retrieved 10 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "AC/DC's Malcolm Young Has Dementia". people. 30 September 2014. Retrieved 30 September 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "AC/DC 'ROCK OR BUST'". Alberts Management. Archived from the original on 12 July 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "AC/DC co-founder dead at 64". Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  6. "AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young dead at 64". The Sydney Morning Herald. 19 November 2017. Retrieved 19 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. "AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young dies aged 64". The Independent. 18 November 2017.
  8. Thorpe, Vanessa (18 November 2017). "AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young dies aged 64". The Guardian.
  9. "AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young dies age 64". Daily Telegraph. 18 November 2017.

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