John Locke (musician)

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John Locke
Birth name John Tilden Locke
Born (1943-09-25)25 September 1943
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Origin EUA
Died 4 August 2006(2006-08-04) (aged 62)
Ojai, California, U.S.
Genres Hard rock, rock
Occupation(s) Keyboardist
Instruments Keyboard
Years active 1962 - 2006
Associated acts Spirit, Nazareth

John Tilden Locke (born September 25, 1943 Los Angeles, California - died August 4, 2006 Ojai, California) was an American rock keyboardist and a member of the rock group Spirit. Locke was also a member of the band Nazareth in the early 1980s.


John Locke has always been a highly respected musician, who was born into a family full of talent: His father was a classical violinist and his mother, still alive, sang operas, besides being a composer.


John died at the age of 62, a victim of cancer.

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