Mar 11, 2016 4:41 PM
Keith Emerson, the keyboardist and founding member of the 1970s progressive rock group Emerson, Lake and Palmer, has died at his home in Santa Monica. He was 71.
It was announced on the group's Facebook page today, but no further details were provided.
Emerson, Lake and Palmer included vocalist/bassist Greg Lake and drummer Carl Palmer.
According to the Associated Press, Palmer said in a statement that he was "deeply saddened to learn of the passing of my good friend and brother-in-music."
Emerson was born on November 2nd, 1944 in England. He formed Emerson, Lake and Palmer in 1970.