Rick Parfitt

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Parfitt in London, 2013

Richard John "Rick" Parfitt, OBE (12 October 1948 – 24 December 2016) was an English musician, singer-songwriter and guitarist. He was born in Woking, Surrey. Parfitt was best known as a singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist for rock band Status Quo.[1]

Parfitt died, aged 68, on 24 December 2016 in a hospital in Marbella, Spain from sepsis complicated by an infected shoulder injury he suffered two days before.[2]

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  1. McGrath, Nick. "Rick Parfitt: My family values". The Guardian. The Guardian. Retrieved 3 June 2015.
  2. Khomami, Nadia; agencies (24 December 2016). "Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt dies aged 68". The Guardian. Retrieved 28 December 2016.

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