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Music Icon Keith Emerson Laid To Rest

04/04/2016
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(Prog) Music icon Keith Emerson was laid to rest at a private ceremony this past Friday (April 1st) by his family, after his tragic death at the age of 71 last month.

The Emerson, Lake and Palmer icon's passing was ruled a suicide after he was found at home in Los Angeles with a self-inflicted head wound, leading the prog world to pay tribute.

His son Aaron Emerson, also a musician, posted a picture of his father's grave yesterday and said: "I would like to thank all the thousands of people who have sent messages of love and condolences to myself and my family after the passing of my father.

"We followed his wishes, and he has been laid to rest in Sussex. Rest in peace Dad." Read more here.

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