Reg Webb

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Reginald William "Reg" Webb (17 May 1947 – 28 January 2018) was an English musician and singer-songwriter. He achieved success not only with his own band Fusion (which later became The Reg Webb Band and featured a young Nik Kershaw, Kenn Elson and Alan Clarke), but also touring with Lenny Kravitz, The Outfield, Suzi Quatro, Vanessa Paradis and others.[1] He was also part of a duo called Short People.

Webb predominantly played keyboards and was a vocalist.

Personal life[edit]

Webb was born in Chelmsford, Essex, England. He became blind at the age of 13 months after being diagnosed with bi-lateral retinoblastoma which resulted in surgery to remove both of his eyes.[2] Reg Webb died on 28 January 2018 from pulmonary embolism, a consequence of metastatic bladder cancer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reg Webb - Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 November 2013. Retrieved 10 August 2014.