Gary Brooker

Seán Twomey*1 “Gary Brooker 1945-2022”
Harriet Sherwood “Gary Brooker, lead singer of English band Procol Harum, dies, aged 76”
プロコル・ハルムの中心人物 ゲイリー・ブルッカー死去」
Adam Sweeting*2 “Gary Brooker obituary”
Alexis Petridis*3 “With A Whiter Shade of Pale, Gary Brooker accelerated pop’s future at warp-speed”

2月19日、プロコル・ハルム*4のリード・ヴォーカリスト/キーボード奏者のゲイリー・ブルッカー *5が癌のために息を引取った。享年75歳*6
彼はプロコル・ハルム解散後、アラン・パーソンズエリック・クラプトンビル・ワイマンリンゴ・スターらと活動してきたが、やはりケイト・ブッシュThe Red Shoes*7Aerial*8への参加(バッキング・ヴォーカル、ハモンド・オルガン)をマークしておくべきだろう。

Red Shoes

Red Shoes



また、Adam Sweeting氏の記事から;

They had a charisma that turned a number of eminent listeners into fans, including the writer Douglas Adams, who credited the band’s song Grand Hotel with inspiring his book The Restaurant at the End of the Universe. The film director Martin Scorsese, who was particularly fond of their third album, A Salty Dog (1969), wrote about Procol Harum in the foreword to Henry Scott-Irvine’s 2012 biography of the band: “The point was not so much what the songs were saying, specifically, as what they were suggesting to each of us, individually.”

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*6:Procol Harum “Gary Brooker MBE 29 May 1945 – 19 February 2022”

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