Rupert Hine

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Rupert Hine
Birth nameRupert Neville Hine
Born(1947-09-21)21 September 1947
London, England
Died4 June 2020(2020-06-04) (aged 72)
London, England
Occupation(s)Producer, musician, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, various instruments
LabelsAriola, A&M, Purple
Associated actsQuantum Jump

Rupert Neville Hine (21 September 1947 – 4 June 2020) was an English musician, singer-songwriter and record producer.

He produced albums for artists including Rush, Kevin Ayers,[1] Tina Turner,[2] Howard Jones,[2] Saga, The Fixx, Bob Geldof, Thompson Twins, Stevie Nicks,[2] Chris de Burgh, Suzanne Vega, Underworld, Duncan Sheik, Formula and Eleanor McEvoy.[3]

He also recorded eleven albums under the band name Thinkman, and was a member of the band Quantum Jump. He was born in London.

Hine died on 4 June 2020 in London from cancer, aged 72.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Evening Independent - Google News Archive Search". News.google.com.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Rupert Hine". Soundonsound.com. Retrieved 23 January 2010.
  3. "Movies". Nytimes.com. Retrieved 2020-06-05.
  4. "Rupert Hine Dies: Producer Who Worked Alongside Tina Turner, The Fixx and Rush Was 72". Billboard.com. 5 June 2020. Retrieved 2020-06-05.